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How the government can partner with impact investors to unleash new capital, talent and energy for maximum impact.

This publication from Grantmakers for Effective Organizations offers a framework for thinking about how to measure progress and results in place-based and community change initiatives. 

Sample bylaws for Community Foundations.

Topic: Governance

Sample conflict of interest policies for Community Foundations.

Topic: Governance

Updated publication from CFLeads focusing on resident engagement for community foundations.

Philanthropic organizations of all shapes and sizes are well positioned to support Communities for a Lifetime (CfaL). This issue brief explores four roles for philanthropy in advancing CfaL work.

A publication of the Internal Revenue Service, this document addresses activities that may jeopardize a charity's exempt status, recordkeeping, required public disclosures and other issues of importance to public charities.

Topic: Finance

This report from the James Irvine Foundation provides practical tools to help you take on leadership roles in your community, with insights and experiences from a variety of community foundations.

This presentation by legal and financial advisers at a Washington state community foundation convening covers danger areas for donor advised funds, fiscal sponsorship, and Form 990 issues.

Topic: Finance

A working glossary of terms to help shape a common language for work in Community Capacity. 

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