An overview of how foundations and their grantees can participate in advocacy developed by members of the Forum District to D.C. Advocacy Network.
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.
This guide reviews the systems available as solutions for community foundations, as well as their capabilities and how they compare to other systems.
Lumina Foundation's signature report on college attainment statistics is designed to track the progress toward its goal of having 60% of Americans hold a post-secondary degree or credential by the year 2025.
D5’s Final State of the Work highlights voices of leaders in the field who share their stories of change and progress. This final report catalogs the stories that tell of human impact and human struggle to create a more equitable philanthropy.
Nonprofits can and should play an active role during elections, particularly by educating and activating voters. However, with important local, state and federal elections coming up this fall, nonprofits should take the time to remind their staff about appropriate activity during a political campaign or at any other time.
Low levels of diversity in the senior ranks of foundations have proven to be a stubborn challenge for the field of philanthropy. A report by Forward Change takes an important step toward a deeper understanding of the career pathways of professionals of color in philanthropy—how they enter foundations, how they advance across their careers, and what factors affect their advancement within the sector.
This publication from Grantmakers for Effective Organizations offers a framework for thinking about how to measure progress and results in place-based and community change initiatives.
Updated publication from CFLeads focusing on resident engagement for community foundations.