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Publication Date: February, 2012

This Idealware guide looks at the features and processes used by five different integrated software solutions to help community foundations manage funds, track grants, solicit donations, provide online support for donor advised funds and track accounting data.

Resource Type: Case StudyResource Guide
Knowledgebase
Publication Date: February, 2012

In this article, Idealware explains how you can help ensure people receive the emails you send them including strategies for how to keep your bulk emails in your constituents' inbox, not the spam folder.

Resource Type: Resource Guide
Audience: All Funders
Knowledgebase
Publication Date: January, 2012

Find key terms frequently used to describe philanthropy in this glossary developed by the United Philanthropy Forum.

Resource Type: Resource Guide
Audience: All Funders
Knowledgebase
Publication Date: January, 2012

This study by the Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University investigates how family foundations manage governance, decision making, and, especially, daily work activities when the number of local board members diminishes.

Resource Type: Best PracticeCase Study
Audience: Family Foundation
Topic: Governance
Knowledgebase
Publication Date: January, 2012

The Investment Management Code of Conduct for Endowments, Foundations, and Charitable Organizations outlines ethical responsibilities for the sound management of longer-term financial assets.

Resource Type: Resource Guide
Audience: All Funders
Topic: Governance
Knowledgebase
Publication Date: January, 2012

The purpose of this report from CF Insights is to provide guidance to those interested in examining the potential for shared success through mergers, affiliations, and alliances.

Resource Type: Research
Knowledgebase
Publication Date: January, 2012

This document offers an agenda for corporate practitioners to align and engage their efforts with that of their core business and to use new resources and ideas to enhance their company’s positive impact on society.

Resource Type: Issue Briefing
Audience: Corporate Giving
Knowledgebase
Publication Date: January, 2012

Addressing a community’s information needs is a critical aspect of supporting a vibrant and healthy democracy. As community and place-based foundations increase their participation in this work, they realize they cannot do it alone.

Audience: All Funders
Knowledgebase
Publication Date: November, 2011

An Accounting Procedures Manual template created by Deborah Cooper and Meredeth Clark of the California and Steve Zimmerman, C.P.A.

Audience: All Funders
Topic: Finance
Knowledgebase
Publication Date: November, 2011

A five-step guide to formalize your organization's response to disasters.

Audience: Corporate Giving
Funding Area: Disaster Response/Relief
Knowledgebase
Publication Date: November, 2011

Creating a New World of Learning: A Toolkit for Changemakers is a guide to help individuals and organizations become active catalysts and creators of a new world of learning. This new world of learning will:

Resource Type: Best Practice
Audience: All Funders
Knowledgebase
Publication Date: November, 2011

Report generated by the U.S. Department of Education following six official consultations with tribal leaders and American Indian educators across the country in 2010.

Resource Type: Research
Funding Area: Educational
Knowledgebase
Publication Date: October, 2011

Read this blueprint for family engagement, providing strategies and approaches to involving the next generation.

Resource Type: Case Study
Audience: Family Foundation
Knowledgebase
Publication Date: October, 2011

A free service from Foundation Source to verify a grantee’s status to ensure your recipient is IRS-compliant.

Resource Type: Resource GuideWebsite
Audience: All Funders
Topic: Grantmaking
Knowledgebase
Publication Date: October, 2011

This TCC Briefing Paper positions R&D as an alternative to "traditional evaluation" as a way to improve social innovation in the nonprofit sector.

Resource Type: Case StudyResearch
Audience: All Funders
Knowledgebase
Publication Date: September, 2011

The Strengthening Organizations Initiative shares lessons learned from helping community-organizing nonprofits strengthen their organizations.

Resource Type: Research
Audience: All Funders
Knowledgebase
Publication Date: August, 2011

This report from Bridgespan presents practical approaches to convert the vision of a strategic plan into tangible actions with links to templates that illustrate the types of tools used to lead implementation.

Resource Type: Sample Document/Template
Audience: All Funders
Knowledgebase
Publication Date: August, 2011

In order to explore how to increase the value of coalitions, this report from TCC Group and the California Endowment examines the questions: "What are coalitions?" and "How can we monitor their progress and effectiveness?"

Resource Type: Research
Topic: Public Policy
Knowledgebase
Publication Date: June, 2011
Not sure how to integrate cause into your company’s employee engagement strategy? Network for Good is here to help.
Resource Type: Research
Audience: Corporate Giving
Knowledgebase
Publication Date: June, 2011
Mary O'Donnell, a program officer at the Retirement Research Foundation, provides an overview of how the foundation works to build capacity of nonprofits to serve older adults.
Resource Type: Case Study
Audience: All Funders
Funding Area: Seniors/Aging

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