Compiled responses from a November 8, 2013 listserve query on fiscal sponsorship templates and sample documents.
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As community foundations from coast to coast commemorate centennial anniversaries, regional associations have an opportunity to champion place-based philanthropy by celebrating their community foundation members.These materials use the occasion of the community foundation field’s 100th anniversary to promote the good work of members in a fresh, timely way.
Explore brochures and agendas from past conferences and annual meetings.
Explore invitations from past conferences and annual meetings.
Review the different sponsorship opportunities offered to raise money for their conferences and annual meetings.
Sample disaster preparedness and recovery plans from regional associations focused on communications, critical vendors, key staff contacts, and data management. Plans also include recovery checklists and tips on how RAs can serve as a valuable philanthropy resource during a disaster.
Sample disaster preparedness and recovery plans for foundations.
Learn how to help victims of disasters in ways that comply with federal tax rules that apply to charitable organizations from the Internal Revenue Service.
Children are often moved when they hear the news that disaster has befallen a community. Find out how to engage children and their families in relief efforts from the Association of Baltimore Area Grantmakers.
Serving diverse communities can be both a challenge and an opportunity for enrichment. Regional associations encourage explorations of diversity in grantmaking, staffing, and representation.
Sample materials and programs developed by regionals to address the needs of emerging philanthropic leaders.
Sample resources for member affinity, issue and peer group programming and committees.
Compiled responses from a January 2011 RACEOS listserve discussion around funder sponsored technical assistance.
Sample materials and event descriptions of programming for Corporate Foundations.
Sample public policy committee roles, responsibilities and principles from PSOs.
Sample policy and procedures that provide a framework for public policy work and the process by which public policy committees adopt and express legislative positions.
A collection of sample program announcements and invitations from regional associations.
A compiled list of regional association programming conducted between January 2009 and the early months of 2010.
Sample regional association and foundation photograph policies compiled by Minnesota Council on Foundations.
As the KM Partners transitioned from proprietary, outmoded systems to the new Drupal-Salesforce platform, we conducted a thorough discovery and vendor selection process. The documents resulting from that process are presented here for historical reference.