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This PowerPoint presentation developed by Southeastern Council of Foundations provides an excellent overview to the pros and cons of different philanthropic structures for Corporate entities, including Corporate Foundations, Corporate Giving Programs, and working through Community Foundations.
President Obama's Hurricane Sandy Task Force released this rebuilding strategy to serve as a model for communities across the nation facing greater risks from extreme weather and to continue helping the Sandy-affected region rebuild.
Philanthropic organizations of all shapes and sizes are well positioned to support Communities for a Lifetime (CfaL). This issue brief explores four roles for philanthropy in advancing CfaL work.
A publication of the Internal Revenue Service, this document addresses activities that may jeopardize a charity's exempt status, recordkeeping, required public disclosures and other issues of importance to public charities.
Employee engagement through cause is a vital means by which to strengthen employee relationships, enhance employee morale and even build critical skill sets and expertise. Plus, employees are hungry for ways to get involved in cause.
Looking to upgrade your grants management technology? This chart details major foundation information system providers and their products.
The Frey Chair for Family Philanthropy program at the Johnson Center for Philanthropy, and 21/64, a nonprofit consulting practice specializing in next gen and multigenerational strategic philanthropy, have released Next Gen Donors: Respecting Legacy, Revolutionizing Philanthropy. This first-of-its-kind research examines the next generation of major donors and studies this crucial group directly through interviews. Study participants were carefully screened to ensure that they are 21 to 40 years old and that fit study criteria to be considered high-capacity donors.
A Short Course on Grassroots Grantmaking was written for Grassroots Grantmakers by Janis Foster Richardson and E.
A marketing and publicity guide from the New Jersey Council for the Humanities.
The purpose of this document is to advance the Hewlett Foundation’s existing work to make their evaluation practices more consistent across the organization.
As older adults are increasingly choosing to age in place, cross-cutting issues are coming to the forefront – the quality of care received by disabled or chronically ill older adults in their own homes, and the quality of the jobs of the caregivers who provide this care.
This workbook from Idealware and NTEN addresses the disconnect between the tactical work of collecting and tracking data and the strategic work of defining and using the data for the organization's mission.
This benchmark report and guide is the first to examine how and what nonprofits are doing with video and what best practices have emerged.
This fourth annual industry forecast from Lucy Bernholz suggests that major shifts in the sector are rooted in technology and data.
This report by the Philanthropic Collaborative is a first-of-its-kind IMPLAN economic analysis showing that foundation grantmaking supports 8.8 million jobs, billions of dollars in wages, and adds $570 billion to the GDP over generations.
This report from the James Irvine Foundation provides practical tools to help you take on leadership roles in your community, with insights and experiences from a variety of community foundations.
This presentation by legal and financial advisers at a Washington state community foundation convening covers danger areas for donor advised funds, fiscal sponsorship, and Form 990 issues.
Expanding Minds and Opportunities is a collection of articles presenting examples of effective practices, programs and partnerships demonstrating the power of afterschool and summer learning opportunities to support student success.
Attention to the role of gender is most useful with programs that seek to change unhealthy behaviors, such as reproductive health and teen pregnancy, gender-based violence, substance abuse and educational under-achievement.