Conferences & Training

Annual Conference for Institutionally Related Foundations

April 18 - 20, 2018
Conrad Miami
Miami, Fla., United States


Join us in Miami as for our annual conference for foundations affiliated with four-year public college and universities and community colleges. Now in its 26th year, the conference is designed for foundation executives and other senior staff provides a forum to learn about the critical and emerging issues affecting institutionally related foundations. In-depth general session presentations set the stage for smaller elective sessions.

This conference is suggested for advancement professionals with mid- to senior-level responsibility.

Program starts in the afternoon on Wednesday and ends midday on Friday.

Conference Start and End times:
  • Begins April 18:
  • Registration begins at 9:00 AM
  • IRF Newcomers Workshop at 10:00 AM
  • Conference Welcome and Opening Session start at 2:00 PM
  • Adjourns April 20 at Noon

 

General Sponsor

Vanguard

Keynote Sponsor

SEI Investments

Breakfast Sponsor

Fund Evaluation Group

Awards Sponsor

Commonfund

Wednesday Welcome Reception Sponsor

Tiaa

Who Should Attend

Foundation Executives, including:

  • CEOs and executive directors
  • CFOs, controllers and other financial officers
  • COOs and other administrative officers
  • Legal counsel
  • Senior staff and all those who aspire to be

Some Elective Session Topics Include:

  • Funding Your Foundation
  • Bridging the Endowment Gap
  • Day to Day Tax Complexities
  • Four Disciplines of the Foundation Executive
  • Enterprise Risk Management: Compliance
  • Gift Acceptance Issues
  • Building Stronger College and Foundation Relationships
  • FASB Accounting Update
  • Economy, Markets and Implications
  • Fundraising Campaign Metrics
  • Building a Strong Foundation Board

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