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Released by the University of Nebraska at Omaha, the Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers, and the Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University, “The Impact of Giving Together” specifically examines the impact of giving circles on members’ giving and civic engagement.
Audience: All Funders
Topic: Grantmaking
MergeMinnesota, published by MAP for Nonprofits is a merger resource to help nonprofits better understand not only mergers, but also other forms of realignment.
Audience: All Funders
This brochure will explain why grantmaking within communities of color is important, how racial, ethnic and tribal philanthropists structure their giving, and how you can support these donors.
Audience: All Funders

This research documents how 15 nonprofit organizations in Los Angeles County and their allies leveraged foundation grants to secure nearly $91 of benefit for every dollar spent for Los Angeles citizens.

Audience: Family Foundation
Topic: Public Policy

Learn about the challenges associated with executive transitions and opportunities for funders to better cope with executive management transitions from the Annie E Casey Foundation.

Audience: All Funders

Find a collection of resources on the how-tos of building your organization's budget.

Audience: Non Profit Staff
An April 2008 analysis by the Forum of the relationship between giving circles and their host organizations; accompanies a handbook of tools for considerations when hosting a circle.
Audience: All Funders
Topic: Grantmaking
An overview on the self-dealing law, including definitions, common problem areas, exceptions, penalties, and resources.
Topic: Governance
This book takes a no-nonsense look at the intricacies of establishing successful partnerships between nonprofit organizations, between nonprofits and for-profit companies, and between nonprofit organizations and governmental entities.
Audience: All Funders

The Rural Philanthropy Knowledge Center contains practical information on how to start and manage a rural fund, and other useful resources on how to grow philanthropy in rural areas.

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