Understanding Independent Sector’s Principles for Strong Financial Oversight:
During the webinar we will explore the rationale for exemption of nonprofits and foundations, review current threats to tax exemption including challenges to property tax exemption and payments in lieu of taxes (PILOTS), and explore what state associations and regional associations can do to protect exemptions.
Independent Sector's Principles for Good Governance and Ethical Practice outlines 33 principles of sound practice for charitable organizations and foundations related to legal compliance and public disclosure, effective governance, financial oversight, and responsible fundraising. In this webinar, we focused on the policies and procedures an organization should follow to ensure wise stewardship of charitable resources.
In the aftermath of a disaster or in other emergency hardship situations, individuals, employers and corporations often are interested in providing assistance to victims through a charitable organization. The IRS provides a number of resources to help those involved in providing disaster relief through charities.
How can a grantmaker covert a concept into a specific request for proposals? Read about one grantmaker's efforts to build financial strength and program quality for community foundations in a casestudy from Grantcraft.
Budgeting is key to financial management. Learn how to plan, develop, and use budgets for your organization in a budgeting toolkit from Civicus.
How much is appropriate to spend on administrative expenses? Learn how major differences in operating characteristics can affect expense levels in this comprehensive report from the Urban Institute.
Under the direction of President & CEO Sherry Magill, Jessie Ball duPont Fund transformed the abandoned Haydon Burns Library in downtown Jacksonville into a thriving hub for cross-sector collaboration. In alignment with the Fund’s commitment to revitalizing communities, Sherry devotes herself to breaking down barriers and increasing communication among the philanthropic, business and government sectors.