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.
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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.
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.
A broad study commissioned in 2007 by United Philanthropy Forum of the characteristics, benefits, and impact of giving circles across the country.
Council of Michigan Foundations created a Talent Retention Program Manual to explore the concept of offering financial incentives for local college graduates to return to their local communities for work.
Sample document retention policies from philanthropy-serving organizations.
Research conducted by Arizona Grantmakers Forum on recruitment and retention strategies and methods used be a sample of regional associations.
Notes taken during the November 1, 2010 RA discussion that included membership recruitment & retention strategies, online renewal process, and dues increases.
From the rise of solar power to pipeline resistance, industrial livestock impacts to coal mining transitions, transgender rights to the toppling of monuments, and the growing debate about the use of wood pellets from southern forests as a clean energy source, the South is at the intersection of environmental challenges, progressive activism and conservative traditions.
Our current elections require systemic reforms to counter racial and partisan gerrymandering, increase voter participation, overcome zero-sum polarization, and advance a reflective and representative democracy.
Join Philanthropy Southwest in Ardmore, OK for Everything I Needed to Know...But Nobody Told Me: A Retreat for New Foundation Staff on February 25-28, 2018.
The Retreat is a best-in-class professional development experience that will engage foundation executives and trustees, alongside key nonprofit colleagues, to advance talent-investing in the field.
The 2017 Spring Convening of the FCAA Advocacy Network.
Join us to examine how corporate social responsibility (CSR) aids talent management. This webinar will provide a synopsis of the latest trends and how to use the insights to make the case and drive conversation with colleagues.
Over the past decade, many communities have been struggling from “brain-drain” – their best and brightest are being sent off to college never to return.
Compiled responses from an April 10, 2010 listserve query on how RAs define membership retention.
Join PEAK Grantmaking to sharpen your skills on reading the Form 990. Learn how to assess the financial and organizational health of grantee organizations by analyzing the Form 990 and reviewing financial statements.
In August of 2016, GCIR had only one question about the Forum’s Drupal-Salesforce platform: How soon can we launch? Chats with several members of the collaborative left us chomping at the bit. Make our time-consuming membership renewal process more efficient? Yes, please. Streamline event registration tracking and analysis? Absolutely. Integrations with core services like MailChimp, ReadyTalk, and more? Yes, yes, yes. From automation of simple tasks and centralizing our far-flung data to joining a community of experts from similar organizations, we wanted to launch tomorrow.
An excellent tipsheet of Do's and Don'ts during the interview process with media developed by Tom Wadsworth of Wadsworth Communications.