In 2005, when a group of foundation, bank and nonprofit colleagues created the Baltimore Homeownership Preservation Coalition, few of them realized that unsustainable loans and increasing foreclosures were a serious problem ... today, the coalition is addressing the challenge by working simultaneously on multiple fronts with local, state and federal partners.
A sample document detailing the core values of the Betty and Davis Fitzgerald Foundation including restrictions on participation on nonprofit/grantee boards.
Over the years, corporations and foundations have made significant investments in increasing financial literacy. Recently, the demand for these programs has exploded as they address the needs of youth, high school students, working adults and senior citizens on diverse financial issues ranging from budgeting and savings to student loans and foreclosure prevention.
Online resource from Free Management Library, includes a guideline and agenda for board training sessions.
What implications does the Sarbanes-Oxley law passed by Congress have for nonprofits? Learn more about recent changes in federal and state laws and find sample policies of use for nonprofits.
Sample conflict of interest policy, as outlined by the Internal Revenue Service.
Sample crisis communications readiness checklist from from Al Czarnecki Communications; focus on ten things to put into place prior to a crisis.
A template conflict of interest policy that can be adapted by regional associations developed by West Virginia Grantmakers Association and a sample conflict of interest policy from the Council of Michigan Foundations.
Sample inclusivity plan for board and committee members from the Minnesota Council on Foundations.
Sample documents regarding regional association committees, including committee descriptions, scope of responsibilities, and term limits.