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Memorandum on the Do's and Don'ts of Corporate Foundation Practice prepared by Clark Hill PLC for the Council of Michigan Foundations.
How to measure the value and results of corporate philanthropy remains one of corporate giving professionals’ greatest challenges. This report offers a review of recent measurement studies, models, and evidence drawn from complementary business disciplines as well as the social sector.
In this guide, contributors share strategies for structuring a collaborative to fit its purpose, building strong relationships and resolving conflicts, and figuring out if the collaborative you're in is working. Contributors also offer ample proof that collaboratives are leading the field in bringing the voices of nonfunders — grantees, intended beneficiaries, experts, and others — into the process of making grants.
Based on corporate contributions data from 137 of the country's leading companies, Giving in Numbers is a comprehensive study of 2008 corporate giving. The report also includes a special look at how financial results affect giving and how philanthropy budgets are set.
Criteria for Philanthropy at Its Best: Benchmarks to Assess and Enhance Grantmaker Impact is the first ever set of measurable guidelines that will help foundations and other institutional grantmakers operate ethically and maximize the impact of their dollars.
This study of family foundations in 2008 summarizes key findings regarding how many active family foundations are planning to spend down or exist in perpetuity (or have not yet made a decision), and examines their motivations and decision-making.
An online searchable database of vetted consultants with experience working with grantmakers.
The Rural Development Philanthropy Learning Network is a diverse group of community foundations and funds, and philanthropic and rural development organizations that exchange experience, knowledge and skills to increase rural assets and improve rural livelihood.
This research documents how 15 nonprofit organizations in Los Angeles County and their allies leveraged foundation grants to secure nearly $91 of benefit for every dollar spent for Los Angeles citizens.
Since 2005, U.S. grantmakers committed more than $1 billion for relief, recovery, and rebuilding in response to Hurricanes Katrina and Rita. Get interactive maps and charts to explore more than 4,000 of the grants awarded from the Foundation Center.
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.
A focus on racial equity can increase your effectiveness at every stage of the grant making process. Explores how a racial equity lens can help you scan your field or community, cultivate new leaders, encourage creative approaches, and nourish change inside your own foundation from Grantcraft.
How should a grantmaker proceed when they take over a longstanding program only to learn that it needs to be slimmed down and made more effective? Get tips from a case study on water management from Grantcraft.
Imagine starting a new grant-making program from scratch —no prior grantees, no established procedures, no set objectives. Read about one grantmaker's experience in establishing a rural poverty program 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.
Although grants to individuals make additional demands on foundations both legally and administratively, they are sometimes the best way to achieve your mission objective. Find out how to design and manage a grants-to-individuals program from Grantcraft.
What are the benefits of using an interim executive director during an executive transition? Explore issues to consider when weighing whether to use an interim ED from the Annie E Casey Foundation.
The Rural Philanthropy Knowledge Center contains practical information on how to start and manage a rural fund, and other useful resources on how to grow philanthropy in rural areas.
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