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The Conference is tailored but not limited to small-staffed and volunteer-led community foundations in rural, small urban, and suburban America. It is designed to meet the needs of both new and seasoned board members and staff in practical training to enhance skills in all major areas of community foundation management.
Join the Council on Foundations for Legal Matters for Community Foundations, a workshop on the legalities of grantmaking for community foundations, in Spokane, WA on Thursday, October 11.
A broad study commissioned in 2007 by United Philanthropy Forum of the characteristics, benefits, and impact of giving circles across the country.
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.
Resources developed by the Charitable Giving Coalition, the Forum, Council on Foundations, and regional philanthropy networks around protecting the Charitable Deduction. These include FAQs, infographics, talking points, position statements, op-eds, and other sample articles.
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 The documents resulting from that process are presented here for historical reference.
The effects of Hurricane Florence are ongoing and worsening in many parts of North Carolina. Immediate relief efforts are underway, and long-term recovery and rebuilding will be required for the foreseeable future. With this in mind, our member North Carolina Network of Grantmakers is compiling information and resources related to the philanthropic response in the state.
Sample job descriptions or announcements for positions involving programming or grantmaker education responsibilities.
Resources from a concurrent session during the 2019 Forum Annual Conference in Cleveland, OH that featured representatives of Luminare Group and Director, Equitable Evaluation Initiative discussing what is happening with Equitable Evaluation.
Descriptions for regional associations positions involving finance, administration, or human resources.
Sample materials and event descriptions of programming for Corporate Foundations.