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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.
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.
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.
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.
Find key terms frequently used to describe philanthropy in this glossary developed by the United Philanthropy Forum.
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.
The Investment Management Code of Conduct for Endowments, Foundations, and Charitable Organizations outlines ethical responsibilities for the sound management of longer-term financial assets.
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.
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.
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.
An Accounting Procedures Manual template created by Deborah Cooper and Meredeth Clark of the California and Steve Zimmerman, C.P.A.
Creating a New World of Learning, an action-planning guide for facilitators convening groups and individuals interested in learning and innovation created by Knowledgeworks.
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.
A five-step guide to formalize your organization's response to disasters.
Read this blueprint for family engagement, providing strategies and approaches to involving the next generation.
A free service from Foundation Source to verify a grantee’s status to ensure your recipient is IRS-compliant.
This TCC Briefing Paper positions R&D as an alternative to "traditional evaluation" as a way to improve social innovation in the nonprofit sector.
The Strengthening Organizations Initiative shares lessons learned from helping community-organizing nonprofits strengthen their organizations.
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.