This toolkit includes a number of tools for Steering Committee Working Groups as they form, determine strategic direction, develop implementation plans, and identify measurement indicators.
National Standards guide the sound policies and practices that help community foundations achieve results and impact.
Florida Philanthropic Network has partnered with Independent Sector to disseminate a co-branded version of the Principles for Good Governance and Ethical Practice as a means to provide a strong guide for private foundations and public charities that aspire to high standards of governance and ethical practice.
Donating money to modify public thinking and government policy has now taken its place next to service-centered giving as a constructive branch of philanthropy. Many donors now view public-policy reform as a necessary adjunct to their efforts to improve lives directly. This book was written to help donors navigate the obstacles of public-policy philanthropy.
Developed by the Southern Law Poverty Center, the guide (available in pdf and website formats) provides advice and suggestions for responding to everyday bigotry in a variety of settings-- among family, among friends and neighbors, at work, at school, and in public.
This new initiative from The Monitor Institute encourages community foundations to think creatively about the future, build on past successes and explore innovative new possibilities. The “What’s Next for Community Philanthropy” toolkit aims to help community philanthropy organizations apply innovation and design methodologies to think creatively about their business models and the broader future of the field.
This set of new media marketing tools is designed to help community foundations build on the 100-year anniversary of the field to highlight the good work you do every day in your hometown.
Updated publication from CFLeads focusing on resident engagement for community foundations.
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.
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.