A growing number of foundations and philanthropists have elected to give away their money by a fixed date rather than establish perpetual foundations.
Looking to upgrade your grants management technology? This chart details major foundation information system providers and their products.
This report by the Philanthropic Collaborative is a first-of-its-kind IMPLAN economic analysis showing that foundation grantmaking supports 8.8 million jobs, billions of dollars in wages, and adds $570 billion to the GDP over generations. The report also looks at the economic impacts of eight case studies from across the country.
This fourth annual industry forecast from Lucy Bernholz suggests that major shifts in the sector are rooted in technology and data.
This report from the James Irvine Foundation provides practical tools to help you take on leadership roles in your community, with insights and experiences from a variety of community foundations.
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.
This paper explores community democracy as a cultural choice and a potential organizing system for philanthropy using stories that demonstrate its principles and practices, primarily growing from the experience of northern California communities. This experience offers a framework of principles and a beginning set of conclusions about how philanthropy can develop productive partnerships from the perspective of a place-based, community democracy.
Trends and Strategies to Engage Employees in Greater Giving finds that companies are creating new giving models to attract younger employees and to ensure their programs remain relevant and vibrant.
This online report highlights work by key nonprofit organizations working in Tribal communities throughout the Pacific Northwest. Published in 2012 by The Paul G. Allen Foundation.
Questions, tips and worksheets developed by the Kresge Foundation for its long-time funding method, the challenge grant.