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View sample staff evaluation and self-appraisal forms for philanthropy-serving organizations.
The Collaboration Prize is a $250,000 national award designed to identify and showcase models of collaboration among nonprofit organizations. It was created and funded by The Lodestar Foundation in collaboration with members of the Arizona-Indiana-Michigan Alliance. The website includes a database of nominees.
Strategic planning can help philanthropy-serving organizations meet the current and future needs of the foundations they serve. Yet to be successful, a strategic plan must provide concrete goals and realistic deadlines for meeting them.
An excellent tipsheet of Do's and Don'ts during the interview process with media developed by Tom Wadsworth of Wadsworth Communications.
The Forum's listserv policy including general and legal guidelines, rules of etiquette, and how to instructions.