Community Foundation

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Released: 12/2013

This webpage includes three publications "Ten Ways for Philanthropists to Consider Diversity and Inclusion," for family, community and independent foundations, along with "Leadership Insights," a video series.

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Released: 05/2007

Forms to use for YAC internal operations.

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Resource Type: Sample Document



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Released: 01/2010

This transfer of wealth analysis for all 83 Michigan counties, as well as for the State of Michigan prepared by the RUPRI Center for Rural Entrepreneurship.

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Released: 06/2009

In 2009, CMF hosted a conference call that showcased two successful examples of communication strategies used by our member organizations and provided a facilitated space for everyone to share their ideas and ask questions.

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Released: 05/2010

YAC Advisor Job Description

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Released: 07/2009

We are pleased to provide the following resources available to members to use as they analyze their ability to meet future CGA obligations.

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Resource Type: Best PracticeMember Service



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Released: 06/2013

This handbook is for 501(c)(3) nonprofits, both public charities and private foundations, and provides an explanation of simple advocacy tactics that will empower you to take action and further your mission.

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Resource Type: CMF PublicationReport
Topic: AdvocacyLobbying



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Released: 09/2012

In this reprint from the Foundation Review, a peer-reviewed journal of philanthropy published by the Johnson Center at Grand Valley State University, the authors focuses on a particular approach to large-scale, community-based educational change – Local College Access Networks in the state of Michigan – to answer two key questions: What factors serve to shape the social change agenda? How can community foundations serve to promote and advance the agenda?

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Resource Type: Report
Funding Area: Education



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Released: 08/2005

This research project finds that regional alliances take multiple forms and, despite inherent challenges and potential pitfalls, are a valuable vehicle for community foundations seeking to minimize operating costs and enhance service quality.

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Resource Type: ReportResearch



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Released: 12/2013

While civic foundations and community foundations share some similar characteristics, this document clarifies the primary differences between the two types of organizations.

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Resource Type: Fact Sheet



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