Home > Community Leadership ResourcesCommunity Leadership Resources Together with the community foundation field, we have compiled research, case studies, webinars, and examples––all on the topic of community leadership and all designed to help you effectively create community impact. filter by resource type Filter by topic Apply Reset CFLeads Investors Step Up to Respond to COVID-19 April 2020May 2020 Blog Posts CFLeads investors have set up COVID-19 response funds across the country. Stepping Up April 2020May 2020 Blog Posts Deborah Ellwood urges community foundations to bring everything they have to address the COVID-19 crisis. Community Connection in Times of Crisis – Webinars March 2020May 2020 Webinars and Videos Community Connection is a webinar series for community foundation staff responding to COVID-19. What We’ve Heard: A Look Ahead for the Community Foundation Field February 2020February 2020 Blog Posts What we’ve been hearing in 2019 and what to look forward to in 2020. BBCA Winter 2020 Newsletter February 2020February 2020 Blog Posts This newsletter shares a look back on all BBCA accomplished in 2019, and how CFLeads and its partners are preparing for the future. This Five Competencies for Community Leadership December 2019December 2019 Research and Publications A downloadable graphic of the five competencies for community leadership. Year in Review 2019 December 2019 Research and Publications A look at some of the highlights from CFLeads and our network of community foundations leading change in 2019. About CFLeads December 2019December 2019 Research and Publications A one-page overview of CFLeads, outlining who we are, what we do, and what we offer. What You’re Loving: Examples From the Field December 2019February 2020 Blog Posts A collection of tools developed by community foundations across the country, shared to help others advance their community leadership work. Executive Leadership Institute – Program Overview November 2019December 2019 Research and Publications A program overview for the Executive Leadership Institute (ELI) for CEOs. BBCA Fall 2019 Newsletter November 2019December 2019 Blog Posts This newsletter shares details about recent and upcoming events, and how CFLeads and its partners are preparing for the BBCA’s future. A New Era for Community Foundations January 2019February 2020 Blog Posts Deborah Ellwood reflects on the past ten years of CFLeads and looks ahead to the future of the community foundation field and the pivotal moment we are in. Building Wealth in Our Own Backyards October 2018December 2019 Webinars and Videos Offered as part of our Family Economic Security initiative, this webinar explores the importance of community wealth building – an approach to community health Why Community Foundations Make Perfect Partners for Children’s Savings Accounts October 2018December 2019 Research and Publications This brief, prepared by CFLeads and Prosperity Now, shares the lessons learned from the Family Economic Security Action Alliance. Assessing Community Foundation Needs and Envisioning the Future September 2017December 2019 Research and Publications This publication assesses the current state of the community foundation field, identifies field needs and aspirations, and looks to the future by laying out specific next steps. Family Economic Security 2015 Survey Findings April 2015December 2019 Research and Publications Are community foundations around the U.S. working to increase the economic security of families in their communities? If so, what are they doing? Resident Engagement Guidebook October 2014December 2019 Research and Publications This Guidebook helps community foundations and other community partners understand what it takes to deepen their resident engagement practice. Community Foundations and Resident Engagement: Stories from the Field October 2014December 2019 Field Examples Stories from the Resident Engagement Community Leadership Network, which helped to provide input into the Framework for Community Leadership by a Community Foundation. Powerful Partners: Lessons from Community Foundations about Resident Engagement October 2014December 2019 Field Examples The lessons highlighted in this document come from the trials and errors of eight community foundations that participated in a year-long learning network hosted by CFLeads in 2013-14. Framework for Community Leadership by a Community Foundation July 2013February 2020 Research and Publications This framework can be used to bring clarity to the definition and practice of community leadership by individual community foundations.