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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.
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 The documents resulting from that process are presented here for historical reference.
A broad study commissioned in 2007 by United Philanthropy Forum of the characteristics, benefits, and impact of giving circles across the country.
Sample job descriptions or announcements for positions involving programming or grantmaker education responsibilities.
In a guest post, Jessica Berns, Network Vibrancy Director at Philanthropy Massachusetts shares her experience of the 2019 Forum annual conference as a first-time attendee and the amazing work being done in philanthropy through partnership.
In this webinar, we will tell the story of how a new foundation – Headwaters Foundation in Missoula, Montana – set out to build a strong, healthy, and resilient culture that could fully support the work it needed to do. We will share why culture building was important, the resources needed to do it well, and how external consulting and facilitation helped strengthen empathy and understanding among the team and establish protocols that can be used again and again.
Join PEAK Grantmaking's Pacific Northwest chapter for a daylong workshop on grantmaking practices in Seattle, WA, or Portland, OR, on October 29.
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.
Since October 2017, the U.S. government has forcibly separated at least 2,400 children—including hundreds who are under four years old—from their parents as they arrive on our southern border seeking refuge. This so-called “zero-tolerance” approach is part of a slate of policies the administration is using to curb legal immigration to the United States, including: enacting harsh administrative procedures; seeking to deny protection to women and girls fleeing gender-based violence; and turning away more asylum seekers at the border to prevent them from asserting their claims.
Check out the latest releases from around the nonprofit sector featuring items from National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy.
Wildfires continue to burn in Northern California with at least 29 deaths reported, thousands forced to evacuate their homes and more than 3,500 buildings destroyed in an area covering more than 191,000 acres or an area close to the size of New York City. We are compiling a list of responses, news items, resources and programming for philanthropy in response to the destruction being left by both disasters. Please send additional suggestions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Listen to the audio the recording of Hurricane Irma: What Funders Should Know, a webinar for funders sponsored by Center for Disaster Philanthropy, Council on Foundations and the Southeastern Council of Foundations. To learn more about how Irma impacted the states and abroad, read Center for Disaster Philanthropy's detailed summary and listen to the audio recording of “Hurricane Irma: What Funders Should Know."
Over the past several weeks, we have seen two disasters cause unimaginable devastion in Mexico, Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands. We are compiling a list of responses, news items, resources and programming for philanthropy in response to the destruction being left by both disasters.
We are compiling a list of responses, news items, resources and programming for philanthropy in response to the destruction being left by Hurricane Irma.
We are compiling a list of responses, news items, resources and programming for philanthropy in response to the destruction being left by Hurricane Harvey.
Compilation of resources on disaster philanthropy and how our members are responding to Hurricane Mattew.