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Triangle Gives Back: Helping You Serve Others

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Triangle Gives Back: Helping You Serve Others

  1. 1. Triangle Gives Back: Helping You Serve Others The Redwoods Group March 9, 2011
  2. 2. <ul><li>Robyn Fehrman </li></ul><ul><li>Community Program Officer </li></ul><ul><li>Triangle Community Foundation </li></ul><ul><li>(919) 474-8370 x. 128 </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Twitter.com/TriComFdn </li></ul><ul><li>Facebook.com/TriangleCF </li></ul>About Me
  3. 3. Agenda <ul><li>Introduction to TCF </li></ul><ul><li>Giving in the Triangle </li></ul><ul><li>Triangle Gives Back </li></ul><ul><li>Creating a Personal Giving Plan </li></ul><ul><li>Let’s give NOW! </li></ul><ul><li>Resources </li></ul>
  4. 4. Introduction to TCF <ul><li>27 year old community foundation </li></ul><ul><li>Largest general funder in the Triangle </li></ul><ul><li>Assets: $140 million </li></ul><ul><li>Grantmaking: $15 million </li></ul><ul><li>Staff: 16 + interns </li></ul>
  5. 5. Giving in the Triangle How generous are we?
  6. 6. Giving in the Triangle <ul><li>We lag behind </li></ul><ul><li>People who have less give more </li></ul><ul><li>Shallow pool of business giving </li></ul><ul><li>We all have time, talent, & treasure to give </li></ul><ul><li>Change is in our hands </li></ul>
  7. 7. Triangle Gives Back <ul><li>Learn about giving in the Triangle </li></ul><ul><li>Join local community of online givers </li></ul><ul><li>Connect with causes you care about </li></ul><ul><li>Find ways to give time, talent, treasure </li></ul>www.TriangleGivesBack.org
  8. 13. How can you give? <ul><li>Time, Talent, Treasure </li></ul><ul><li>Create a plan </li></ul><ul><li>Give & involve others </li></ul><ul><li>Stay informed </li></ul>
  9. 14. Creating a Personal Giving Plan <ul><li>Obligatory, Episodic, & Strategic Giving </li></ul><ul><li>Identify personal interests </li></ul><ul><li>& community needs </li></ul><ul><li>Budget for giving </li></ul><ul><li>Build relationships </li></ul><ul><li>Be an informed giver </li></ul><ul><li>Think about joining with others </li></ul>
  10. 15. “ We are here to make a difference - by driving social change, returning benefits to communities, supporting social and economic progress and environmental sustainability, inspiring changes in the way we impact our world.” - Kevin Trapani
  11. 16. Resources <ul><li>LOCAL </li></ul><ul><li>Triangle Community Foundation: www.trianglecf.org </li></ul><ul><li>Triangle Gives Back: www.trianglegivesback.org </li></ul><ul><li>Triangle Board Connect: www.triangleboardconnect.org </li></ul><ul><li>United Way of the Greater Triangle: www.unitedwaytriangle.org </li></ul><ul><li>The Beehive Collective: www.thebeehivecollective.org </li></ul><ul><li>Kids Connect: http://www.kidsconnectnc.org/ </li></ul><ul><li>ME3: http://www.me-3.org/ </li></ul><ul><li>NATIONAL </li></ul><ul><li>10 Tips on Giving Wisely, Network for Good: </li></ul><ul><li>http://www1.networkforgood.org/for-donors/tips-and-tools/giving-wisely </li></ul><ul><li>Idealist Volunteer Center: http://idealist.org/volunteer/index.html </li></ul><ul><li>Volunteer Match: http://www.volunteermatch.org/ </li></ul><ul><li>Have Fun * Do Good Blog: http://havefundogood.blogspot.com/ </li></ul>

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