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This research highlights innovative strategies, extraordinary and passionate leaders, and organizations that are creating pathways to engage the resources of their community for their community.
This tool for staffed foundations includes an accountability self-assessment and a legal checklist. It is divided into nine topic sections, each of which is divided into three levels, which can help foundations tailor the tool to meet their specific interests and needs. Also included are an Excel spreadsheet to help tabulate responses, an extensive accountability resource list, and a glossary of key words and concepts used in the tool.
Checklist focusing on a foundation’s transparency in communicating key information about the organization to its constituents and the broader public.
The Quality of Life Through End-of-Life Care Issue Brief is full of suggestions to support end of life and palliative care efforts.
Promoting Health, Strengthening Communities Issue Brief is based on GIA's Regional Issues Forum in Atlanta and provides ideals for funding health-related projects.
The Home for Life Issue Brief covers programs involving aging in place.
What implications does the Sarbanes-Oxley law passed by Congress have for nonprofits? Learn more about recent changes in federal and state laws and find sample policies of use for nonprofits.
Linking Generations for a Stronger Community focuses on intergenerational programming.
This report explains philanthropy’s donors of the future, how will they be different from the donors of today, how will they best be identified, reached and engaged in action and the implications for initiatives to encourage new giving.
List of resources on communications and disclosure issues.
The Funding Across the Lifespan Issue Brief explores opportunities for funders to become involved with aging, no matter what their current funding priorities.
This significant guide puts the tools of democracy into everyone's hands. Based on the best of Blandin Foundation's 20-year experience in developing community leaders, it gives community members the tools to bring people together to make changes.
The Silver to Gold Issue Brief focuses on aging demographics in the United States.
The following sample conflict of interest policies are excerpted from The Non-Profit Answer Book: An Executive Director's Guide to Frequently Asked Questions from BoardSource.
Leading Tactics for Rural Fund Development is a series of step-by-step guides specifically to make the job of someone starting a rural fund easier.
In Forming Alliances, authors Hoskins and Angelica help you understand and strategically form alliances that work at a lower level of intensity.
Sample proposal review and evaluation guidelines from foundations across the country.
A report commissioned in 2005 by the Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers that examines trends in rural philanthropy-building.
This 2005 study documents and describes the range and types of giving circle-related activity nationwide.