You are here

Knowledgebase Search

Search Tip: Search with " " to find exact matches.

Knowledgebase
Publication Date: June, 2012

How Can Grantmakers Focus on Nonprofit Talent to Grow Impact? explores the importance of supporting nonprofit talent development, the unique talent needs of nonprofits seeking to grow their impact and how grantmakers can help.

Resource Type: Best PracticeCase Study
Audience: All Funders
Knowledgebase
Publication Date: June, 2012

This how-to primer from Mission Investors Exchange is a comprehensive tool to increase your understanding about making program-related investments (PRIs).

Resource Type: Best Practice
Topic: Finance
Knowledgebase
Publication Date: May, 2012

Grantmakers for Effective Organizations' Collaborative Funding for Greater Impact explains the mechanics of forming and managing a co-funding partnership and offers takeaways for how this experience can apply to other communities.

Resource Type: Case Study
Audience: All Funders
Knowledgebase
Publication Date: May, 2012

This report from the James Irvine Foundation provides advice and examples on best to structure staff to achieve your mission while controlling your operating budget and achieving financial stability.

Resource Type: Case StudyResearch
Knowledgebase
Publication Date: May, 2012

Idealware's Nonprofit Social Media Policy Workbook shows how to develop policies and practices for your organization.

Resource Type: Best PracticeResearch
Audience: All Funders
Knowledgebase
Publication Date: May, 2012

Why Family Foundations Lose Their Way: A Founders' Guide to Long-Term Philanthropic Success discusses dangers and mistakes in establishing and running a family foundation.

Resource Type: Research
Audience: Family Foundation
Knowledgebase
Publication Date: May, 2012

This report highlights three philanthropic efforts to build the capacity of local communities in the West - The Ford Family Foundation’’s Ford Institute Leadership Program, the Northwest Area Foundation’’s Horizons Program, and the Orton Family Foundation’’s Heart and Soul Community Planning Program.

Resource Type: Case Study
Knowledgebase
Publication Date: May, 2012

This updated edition of a GrantCraft guide reflects key changes in philanthropy, from the rise of social media to a growing tendency to scan continuously for changes and opportunities.

Resource Type: Best Practice
Knowledgebase
Publication Date: April, 2012

Good in Theory, Problems in Practice presents young professionals' views on popular leadership development strategies and recommendations for funders, emerging leaders and nonprofits.

Resource Type: Research
Knowledgebase
Publication Date: April, 2012

The Council on Foundations International Grantmaking program provides a number of resources on international grantmaking, including a thorough introduction to the primary issues facing funders working outside US borders.

Resource Type: Best Practice
Audience: All Funders
Topic: Grantmaking
Knowledgebase
Publication Date: April, 2012

This report summarizes challenges to economic and business development in Native American communities.  These challenges were identified during the 2011 Growing Economies in Indian Country: Taking Stock of Partnerships and Progress (GEIC) workshop series. 

Resource Type: Issue Briefing
Knowledgebase
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 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: 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: 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

Pages