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Community Foundations

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Community-based Philanthropy and the Knight Foundation Information Challenge

Publication date: 
05/2010

This report explores how, through the Knight Community Information Challenge, community and place-based foundations are incorporating community information needs into their work for the benefit of both their communities and foundation missions and strategies.

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Rural Fund Development 101:Starting and Growing Rural Community Endowments

Publication date: 
03/2007
Across rural America, people are joining together to do something new and different. They are launching and growing community endowments. Community endowments resemble savings accounts that grow over time. Local residents are using the interest earned on these community endowments—and the local energy and leadership that come from building them—to improve the quality of life for people, organizations and the places they call home.
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New Releases Roundup: September 2019

Release Date: 
10/02/2019

Check out the latest releases from around the nonprofit sector featuring items from Asset Funders Network, Center for Effective Philanthropy, Commonfund Institute & Council on Foundations, Funders for LGBTQ Issues, Grantmakers in Aging, National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy, National Council of Nonprofits, Native Americans in Philanthropy, Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors, Sustainable Agriculture & Food Systems Funders, and The Bridgespan Group. 

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New Releases Roundup: August 2019

Release Date: 
09/02/2019

Check out the latest releases from around the nonprofit sector featuring items from Asset Funders Network, B Lab, Candid, CF Insights, Confluence Philanthropy, Fidelity CharitableGrantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees, Hispanics in Philanthropy, Lilly Family School of Philanthropy, PEAK Grantmaking, and Technology Affinity Group.

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Community Foundation Boot Camp- Sarasota

Monday, September 17, 2018 to Tuesday, September 18, 2018
Sarasota, FL

The two-day Community Foundation Boot Camp program offers a comprehensive overview of the structure and operations of a community foundation. It is an ideal in-depth introduction to community foundations for new community foundation staff, and board members, or for other community foundation staff looking for a good refresher.

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Latest Releases From the Field- Late February 2018

Release Date: 
02/21/2018

Check out the latest releases from around the nonprofit sector featuring items from Blackbaud, Council on Foundations, Exponent Philanthropy, Fidelity Charitable, First Nations Development Institute, Grantmakers in the Arts and Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy.

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Community Foundation Boot Camp- Boston

Tuesday, August 29, 2017 to Wednesday, August 30, 2017
Boston, MA

The two-day Community Foundation Boot Camp program offers a comprehensive overview of the structure and operations of a community foundation. It is an ideal in-depth introduction to community foundations for new community foundation staff, and board members, or for other community foundation staff looking for a good refresher.

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