The Home for Life Issue Brief covers programs involving aging in place.
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Check out the Activation Point, where you will find best practices for planning for persuasion, tailored to the unique needs of social change organizations.
This research highlights innovative strategies, extraordinary and passionate leaders, and organizations that are creating pathways to engage the resources of their community for their community.
Seminal work on community foundations, published in 2005.
How can grantmakers use knowledge management to increase the impact of their work? Explore key issues and lessons learned from Grantmakers for Effective Organizations.
Stewardship Principles to Strengthen Performance describe how corporate grantmakers can reflect their fundamental values in their governance, management and grantmaking.
Originally published at a time of many hospital conversions, this paper continues to provide helpful information on philanthropic options for the sale of hospital assets.
The Silver to Gold Issue Brief focuses on aging demographics in the United States.
A Market Emerges: The Six Dynamics of Impact Investing reports trends and challenges in the field of impact investing.
This guide from Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors suggests that funders can make their grantmaking more responsive and efficient by combining the concepts of diversity and inclusion with basic due diligence.
Checklist focusing on a foundation’s transparency in communicating key information about the organization to its constituents and the broader public.
List of resources on communications and disclosure issues.
Sample board committee descriptions, including roles and responsibilities of committee members
A sample form used by a foundation's board of directors to evaluation the chief executive officer.
This guide to provides you with information on the complex humanitarian emergency as well as offer ideas on how to effectively allocate your philanthropic dollars.
This advocacy and civic engagement toolkit is designed for private foundations that want to educate and encourage their grantees about getting involved in civic and policy activities to increase organizational capacity and impact. While its primary focus is on the grantmaking activity of foundations, the toolkit also addresses rules and guidance for policy involvement by foundation officials acting on behalf of their foundations.
This advocacy and civic engagement toolkit is designed for community and public foundations that want to educate and encourage their grantees about getting involved in civic and policy activities to increase organizational capacity and impact. While its primary focus is on the grantmaking activity of these foundations, the toolkit also addresses rules and guidance for policy involvement by foundation officials acting on behalf of their foundations.
These sample disclosure forms ask individuals to list their affiliations with other entities that might potentially affect their independent decision making in order to identify potential conflicts of interest based on an expansive definition of affiliated persons.
Sample job descriptions for President and CEO or Executive Director positions at community foundations.
The Standards for Excellence code provides a framework and step-by-step guidelines to achieve a well-managed and responsibly governed nonprofit organization.