An initiative of the Alliance for Justice, Bolder Advocacy promotes active engagement in democratic processes and institutions by giving nonprofits and foundations the confidence to advocate effectively and by protecting their right to do so.
Find key terms frequently used to describe philanthropy in this glossary developed by the Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers.
Professional advisors find themselves at the convergence point of two dramatic forces in society today: the enormous increase in personal wealth and the renewed concern for community. This advisor tool from Community Foundations of Florida provides professional advisors with giving advice on charitable giving.
Philanthropy is a very personal decision. A professional advisor can help clients realize their charitable objectives by listening for charitable giving opportunities, explaining options, and suggesting solutions. This advisor tool from Community Foundations of Florida offers tips for professional advisors on listening for charitable opportunities when meeting with clients.
Thanks to our colleagues at the Connecticut Council for Philanthropy for this resource.
Private independent and family foundations make grants based on charitable endowments. They generally do not actively raise funds or seek public financial support, since they have endowments from which to make grants.
The legal staff at the Packard Foundation, Gates Foundation, Hewlett Foundation and Moore Foundation developed this free, first-of-its-kind resource, which covers the basic legal rules around what staff are allowed to fund and engage in at a private foundation.
This curated collection of online tools, tutorials and resources is designed to help nonprofits and ethnic and community news organizations navigate the often intimidating and ever-evolving new media landscape.
New to philanthropy? Learn the basics with our helpful glossary of philanthropic terms, compiled from the very best resources on the Web. Thanks to our colleagues at the Connecticut Council for Philanthropy for this resource.