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Call for Ideas: TFN's 2017 Conference in St. Paul

We want to hear from you! Do you have an idea for a plenary session, breakout session or mobile workshop that would be perfect for our 18th annual conference to be held in St. Paul on March 20-22, 2017? Click here to download the form you can use to submit ideas for plenary sessions, breakout sessions, and mobile workshops. Please submit your ideas to Lesmarie Nicholson no later than July 6, 2016.


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Decisions about land use and how communities grow and change represent significant investments of public and private financial resources that have long-term and far-reaching impacts on natural, economic, and social conditions. Learn more about land use and smart growth.

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We help our members share knowledge, foster networks, and encourage leadership and action to create fair, prosperous, and sustainable regions and communities. Learn more about membership.

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Philanthropy has a role to play in advancing smarter growth policies and practices that improve land use decision-making, ultimately leading to more equitable and sustainable regions and communities. Our members address a diverse range of cross-cutting issues and places. Learn more about our working groups.


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