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Grant Available for Fund Raising Training - Deadline August 31

INAPEF continues its commitment to helping Indiana's public education foundations learn how to be as successful as possible in fund raising through a generous grant from Lilly Endowment, Inc.

INAPEF members with at least one paid staff member (part-time or full-time) can apply for grants up to $5,000 to complete The Fund Raising School's Certificate in Fund Raising Management program at Indiana University's School of Philanthropy. Nine grants will be awarded that can be applied to the tuition costs of the four courses. Some of the courses can be taken online.

The application deadline is August 31st. More information about the grant opportunity, including an application, is available by clicking here.

"Commit 2" Improving Yourself & Your Foundation
INAPEF Annual Conference - Sept. 17

Register now for INAPEF's Annual Conference and join us for learning, networking and sharing on September 17th.

This year's conference will include ideas you and your foundation can "Commit 2." Our focus is on work efficiencies and each session will include a minimum of 2 ideas you can take back to your office/foundation and implement fairly quickly.

Sessions include information for both staff and board roles, so use our 2 for 1 registration special through Sept. 4th to maximize the learnings and ideas that your foundation can "commit 2."

Click here for a registration form.

Need an overnight room? Reserve a room at the nearby Homewood Suites for $119/night + tax through August 17th. Mention INAPEF at the time of booking. Accommodations include dinner/drinks on the 16th and breakfast the morning of the 17th.

Nominations Due for INAPEF Board Candidates

INAPEF is seeking nominations to serve as directors on its Board of Directors. Director terms are for two years and new terms would begin January 1, 2016. Elections will take place during the Annual Meeting on September 17th.

The INAPEF Board meets 4-5 times annually. A maximum of 2 meetings take place in-person with other business being conducted via teleconference. Board members are also asked to serve or lead an INAPEF committee.

To nominate yourself or another colleague, please download and complete the Nominations Form and send it back to Teresa Ransdell at

Consultants Available for Education Foundations
Got questions? INAPEF volunteers can help!

A variety of education foundation leaders have volunteered to serve as consultants for other Indiana K-12 public education foundations to answer questions, share examples of what their foundations do in certain situations, talk through issues your foundation faces and serve as a general resource. A list of consultants is available in the members-only section of the INAPEF site. Click here to log in.

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