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Fast Forward is the Minnesota Council on Foundation’s (MCF) audio program that features conversations with big thinkers in the field of philanthropy. Through these interviews, listeners learn about the latest trends in Minnesota grantmaking, gain insights on strategies behind important philanthropic efforts, learn about new resources from their peers, and come away inspired with ideas and approaches they can take back to your organization.
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Aug 15, 2016

The Bush Foundation is accepting applications for the 2017 Bush Fellowship from August 30 through September 29, 2016, so Bush Leadership Programs director Anita Patel sat down with MCF to talk about the goals of the program, share ideas on how to approach applying for the fellowship and discuss the work that's been coming from current and past fellows. As Leadership Programs director, Patel works with a team to equip, inspire and connect leaders to strengthen our region. As someone who grew up in greater Minnesota and went to high school in Granite Falls (Archibald Bush’s hometown), Patel believes in the talent that lives across the Bush Foundation region and is excited to invest in the success of our communities.

Jun 15, 2015

Trista sits down for a wide-ranging talk with Paul Williams, president and CEO of Project for Pride in Living. Topics they discuss include the need for grantmakers viewing communities as assets, the importance of scale in making a real impact, and Paul's wish for philanthropy to create greater leverage with government.

Jan 15, 2015

Mary Jane Melendez of General Mills Foundation talks to MCF president Trista Harris about the General Mills approach to grantmaking and its work with Hunger-Free Minnesota.

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