Stronger Partners, Brighter Futures Application

CICF is partnering with Cape Fletcher Associates to offer up to six local charitable fundholders the opportunity to focus on their planned giving program through the Stronger Partners, Brighter Futures initiative at CICF.

Stronger Partners, Brighter Futures is a 9-month planned giving cohort that provides free planned giving counsel to your organization with the goal of growing your planned giving understanding, practices and outcomes.

To apply, please use the form below. Applications are due April 12, 2024 at 5:00 p.m.

This form is currently closed for submissions. If you need to update your existing application, please contact Dionne Griffiths.

Meeting dates are as follows and attendance is required for all meetings. Only one absence is permitted throughout all meetings. By submitting this application, you agree to attend all scheduled Cohort zoom meetings (listed below), plus one-on-one meetings between your organization and Cape Fletcher Associates to be scheduled at mutually agreeable dates in the intervening months.

  • Cohort Meeting #1: Friday, May 17, 2024, 8:30-10:30 a.m. (includes breakfast)
  • Cohort Meeting #2: Tuesday, July 16, 2024, 10:00 a.m.-Noon (zoom) **This meeting should include your CEO/ED as well.
  • Cohort Meeting #3: Tuesday, September 10, 2024, 10:00-Noon (at CICF) **This meeting should include your CEO/ED as well.
  • Cohort Meeting #4: Tuesday, November 12, 2024, 3:00-5:00 p.m. (zoom)
  • Cohort Meeting #5: Tuesday, December 10, 2024, 3:00-5:00 p.m. (at CICF)
  • Cohort Meeting #6: Tuesday, February 25, 2025, 9:00-11:00 a.m. (in person, TBD) **This meeting should include your CEO/ED as well.

Plus, a 50-minute meeting will be scheduled to occur one-on-one with each cohort member in June, August, September, October and January. We’ll work with you to find a date and time for these meetings that aligns well with your calendar. (CEO/ED joins for the June and January meetings as well.)