CNJG's website features resources from 77 philanthropy supporting organizations, their 7,000+ grantmaking foundation members, and colleague philanthropic partners. There are several different ways to search the resource library. Using the filters on the right side of this page, you can search by resource type, funding area, topic, or audience. For example, if you are looking for a case study, select that resource type, then filter by funding area, audience or topic to refine the results. Please note, the search box below only searches resources. If you're looking for news or events, use the search box in the upper right corner to search the entire site.
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The Foundation Review is a product of The Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Leadership at Grand Valley State University.
The Foundation Legal Help Desk is designed to provide community, private and family foundations with access to answers to legal questions related to the operations of a foundation.
Directors & Officers liability insurance provides financial protection for a foundation and its directors, officers, employees, and volunteers in the event of a lawsuit.
GuideStar is pleased to offer 20% discounts on popular GuideStar products to CNJG members including GuideStar Premium and Pro, Financial SCAN, GuideStar Nonprofit Compensation Report, and GuideStar Charity Check.
Access easy-to-use audio/web/video conferencing at discounted rates for CNJG members.
RingCentral offers state-of-the-art VOIP phone system along with video/audio conference and webinar services (provided by Zoom) and allows you to manage your system from any computer or smartphone; connect all your employees and locations on the same phone system; and take your business anywhere with free desktop and phone apps.
Stanford Social Innovation Review is a quarterly magazine produced by the Stanford Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society at Stanford University.
A pictorial overview of CNJG's first 20 years.
This research presents the first updated understanding of the current landscape of giving circles and similar models of collective giving or giving collaboratives in the United States in over 10 years.
Top 10 findings from a three-part study of giving circles, their impact and their relationship with their hosting organizations significantly updates our understanding of the current scope, scale and significance of giving circles and other models of collective giving in the U.S. Additionally, this study deepens our understanding of the impact of participation in giving circles on donors’ giving and civic engagement and offers actionable information related to the relationships between giving circles and their hosting organizations.
Relationships Matter: Program Officers, Grantees, and the Keys to Success sheds light on what constitutes a strong funder–grantee relationship, what nonprofits say it takes for funders to foster such relationships, and the crucial role that program officers play in the equation.
Giving in Numbers provides benchmark data from corporations on corporate giving and employee engagement.
Fund the People created this toolkit to provide practical guidance, promising practices, and illustrative data to help funders, nonprofits, and others to maximize investments in the nonprofit workforce.
We all have questions on security at our nonprofit organizations. This month CTO Matt Eshleman walks you through writing or updating an official policy – the questions to ask and the main issues your security policy needs to address.
YourCause has released their latest Industry Review on employee engagement and corporate social responsibility programs.
This report by the Funders’ Network for Smart Growth and Livable Communities examines the potential of anchor institutions hold to create lasting and sustainable change—and illustrates how funders are working with anchor institutions to create healthier, more equitable, and economically vibrant places to live and work.
This workbook to help you think through specific policies to manage your nonprofit’s risk. It contains prompts to help you create and document policies for the acceptable use of technology and networks, personal devices for work, how to provide IT guidance to “accidental techies,” how to respond to an IT incident, and how to recover your technology after a major disaster.
For this suite of resources, GrantCraft captured the wisdom of philanthropic leaders who have participated in multi-party advocacy collaboratives and conducted a literature scan of how foundations talk about advocacy-focused collaborative work.
The Resilient Organization, developed by TechSoup with the Center for Disaster Philanthropy, is a holistic guide to IT disaster planning and recovery. This e-book is intended for organizations that are preparing for a disaster, as well as those that need to rebuild and maintain operations after a disaster.