PSO Charitable Deduction Resources
Resources developed by the Charitable Giving Coalition, the Forum, Council on Foundations, and regional philanthropy networks around protecting the Charitable Deduction. These include FAQs, infographics, talking points, position statements, op-eds, and other sample articles.
A Guide to the Challenge Grant
In Search of the Spark: Getting Your Members Fired Up about Policy Work
The guide is based on a premise supported by everyone we interviewed: that philanthropy-serving organizations can and should become more intentional about building member support for policy work in order to be more effective in that work, and also, according to some, to be more effective associations generally.
The Nonprofit Social Media Policy Workbook
Idealware's Nonprofit Social Media Policy Workbook shows how to develop policies and practices for your organization.
Why Family Foundations Lose Their Way
Why Family Foundations Lose Their Way: A Founders' Guide to Long-Term Philanthropic Success discusses dangers and mistakes in establishing and running a family foundation.
Tribal Leaders Speak: The State of Indian Education, 2010
Report generated by the U.S. Department of Education following six official consultations with tribal leaders and American Indian educators across the country in 2010.
What Makes an Effective Coalition? Evidence-Based Indicators of Success
In order to explore how to increase the value of coalitions, this report from TCC Group and the California Endowment examines the questions: "What are coalitions?" and "How can we monitor their progress and effectiveness?"
Grants Management Software for Community Foundations
Audio and materials developed by Council of Michigan Foundations to help Community Foundations select Grants Management Software, including the development of a functional requirement document, vendor comparison chart, staff survey, and lessons learned.
Talking to Ourselves? A Critical Look At Annual Reports in Foundation Communications
A new report co-produced by the Philanthropy Awareness Initiative, the Williams Group, and the Communications Network, explores the value of foundation annual reports: why we do them and whether they do any good. Is there a better way for foundations to communicate about their work?