Sample document retention policies from philanthropy-serving organizations.
A thorough style guide will help your organization present a unified brand with guidelines for the writing and design of your work including specific language, colors, font, logos, taglines, etc.
Sample communications plans, goals, email templates and marketing calendars used by philanthropy-serving organizations to guide their communications work.
Sample maternity and/or parternity leave policies at philanthropy-serving organizations.
Many philanthropy-serving organizations are tracking and reporting how they are engaging with their members over time. Some have built internal profiles for members while others have created engagement scores.
Minnesota Council on Foundation's playbook for its members on its collaborative philanthropy model. It includes an overview of MCF’s collaborative philanthropy model; one-pagers about each component of the model; planning templates and guides for starting a network, working group or collaboration; other ways MCF can support peer learning and networking through program partnerships and a quick-start guide for its online community “The Hub.”
Many organizations work with their staff and/or membership committee to schedule calls or in-person visits with current members to thank them for their membership, review the benefits of membership, discuss past and current engagement opportunities, get feedback, etc.
Sample communications from philanthropy-serving organizations with members about how they can better engage with the organization and get the most out of their membership.
Sample letter to request a meeting with your federal lawmaker.
Template letter to send to your Member of Congress to thank them for a meeting.