Community Foundation

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Released: 12/2014

The 2013 Tracking Report: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer Grantmaking by U.S. Foundations explores the scope and character of foundation funding for LGBTQ issues in the calendar year 2013. This 12th annual edition of the tracking report captures data on 4,152 grants awarded by 342 foundations, making this the most comprehensive assessment of LGBTQ funding available.

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Resource Type: Report
Funding Area: LGBTQ



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Released: 05/2009

The purpose of this report is to share lessons learned from piloting a Racial Justice Grantmaking Assessment developed by the Applied Research Center (ARC) and the Philanthropic Initiative for Racial Equity (PRE) with two different foundations — the Consumer Health Foundation, a private foundation in Washington, DC; and the Barr Foundation, a family foundation in Boston, Massachusetts.

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Released: 01/2013

While there are benefits to strategic philanthropy, organizations should beware of taking the trend too far.

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Resource Type: Best Practice



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Released: 12/2014

New Rules on Costs, Reimbursement of Nonprofits Finalized. Governments at all levels – local, state, and federal – that hire nonprofits to deliver services are now required to reimburse nonprofits for the reasonable indirect costs (sometimes called “overhead” or “administrative” costs) they incur on behalf of governments when federal dollars are part of the funding stream.

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What will happen to a donor's fund should the foundation cease to exist? Should our Articles of Incorporation and By-Laws include a specific reference to dissolution?
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Can and should a donor advised fund be used to provide support for mission trips?
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Funding Area: Religion



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Released: 04/2015

This blog post reaffirms the findings of the “Radical Transformation” report included on this site and it provides links to several useful resources. Highly relevant for community, corporate, family and independent foundations.

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Released: 08/2013

Giving days are increasing in popularity across the country, and community foundations, as facilitators of philanthropic activity in their communities, are leading the charge. They do so because running giving days inspires the local community to support philanthropic causes, engages new donors, and empowers local nonprofits to fundraise online and use social media more effectively, among other worthy reasons.

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Released: 01/2008

How do you figure out how much to give? Whether you wrestle with this question yourself or are helping other givers, the Bolder Giving Workbook offers unique perspectives and step-by-step guidance. Enjoy articles, exercises, and stories from amazing givers.

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Resource Type: Best PracticeTools



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Released: 06/2015

An hour-long, live video discussion about this year’s report on American charitable giving with philanthropic experts from around the country. The report’s findings are discussed, along with bigger trends in fundraising.

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