Emboldened by the youth of Standing Rock, in June 2017, the Schott Foundation for Public Education and Native Americans in Philanthropy hosted Native American leaders and funders to discuss how to support Native youth in bigger and bolder ways. As a group, these leaders grappled with such questions as: What is the responsibility of those working with Native youth during this critical time? What is the role of philanthropy in this work? What did we learn from Standing Rock as it relates to youth leadership, health and education?
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Join the Council on Foundations in Jacksonville, FL for the Community Foundation Excellence Fundamentals course, a two-day course to help foundation stakeholders build essential governance and management skills, October 24-25, 2018.
This study of family foundations in 2008 summarizes key findings regarding how many active family foundations are planning to spend down or exist in perpetuity (or have not yet made a decision), and examines their motivations and decision-making.
How to measure the value and results of corporate philanthropy remains one of corporate giving professionals’ greatest challenges. This report offers a review of recent measurement studies, models, and evidence drawn from complementary business disciplines as well as the social sector.
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 The documents resulting from that process are presented here for historical reference.
A broad study commissioned in 2007 by United Philanthropy Forum of the characteristics, benefits, and impact of giving circles across the country.
Compiled responses, sample materials, and event descriptions from a October 2013 query on regional association programming for Family Foundations.
To get a better sense of how other organizations use their membership committees, CNJG selected a few similiar-sized regional philanthropy-serving organizations to interview. A recap of those conversations is now avialable.
A collection of regional association member recruitment plans.
Sample materials and other resources on how philanthropy-serving organizations are offering programming to their membership around these issues.
Additional speaker suggestions and event descriptions from a survey of the membership are available here
In November 2013, the Forum’s Val Rozansky, along with Kim Snipes from Association of Baltimore Area Grantmakers and Bill Corkill from Council of Michigan Foundations, presented on the Drupal-Salesforce platform at Dreamforce, the Salesforce users conference.
This guide examines women's roles in philanthropy and features “how to” sections on creating and using a variety of forms of charitable giving, as well as working with professional advisers.
Compilation of resources on disaster philanthropy and how our members are responding to Hurricane Mattew.
Emerging Practitioners in Philanthropy (EPIP) is launching a new chapter, EPIP Florida, in partnership with the Florida Philanthropic Network (FPN). The launch marks EPIP’s 13th chapter and its first official chapter in the southeastern United States.