Community Foundation

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Released: 01/2012

This report looks at the features and processes used by five different integrated software solutions to help community foundations manage funds, track grants throughout their life cycles, solicit donations, provide online support for donor advised funds, and tracking accounting data.

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Released: 05/2014

From the 2014 MCFV Bootcamp 101, this sample document outlines the structure of community foundations.

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Released: 07/2014

Use the playbook from GEO to build a comprehensive plan for improving your organization's practices.

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Resource Type: Best Practice



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Released: 05/2014

From the Collective Impact Forum and FSB, this report provides practical guidance for planning and implementing evaluations of collective impact initiatives.

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Released: 07/2014

This newly released toolkit from The Monitor Institute aims to help community philanthropy organizations apply innovation and design methodologies to think creatively about their business models and the broader future of the field.

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Released: 08/2014

Building Power through Data-Sharing: Issues and Opportunities for Environmental Health and Justice Funders, a new report from Health and Environmental Funders Network, explores ways funders can build power in their fields through investments in data-sharing.

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Resource Type: Funder Briefing
Funding Area: EnvironmentHealth



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Released: 08/2014

Planning to Win: The Just Enough Guide for Campaigners uses a six-step process to help organizations and coalitions build effective plans that lead to winning behavior, corporate or policy change campaigns.

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Resource Type: TemplateToolkit
Topic: Advocacy
Funding Area: Advocacy



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Released: 09/2014

Sponsored and curated by the Collective Impact Forum, this new publication shares cutting-edge thinking from 22 practitioners, funders, community organizers, and thought-leaders.

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Released: 09/2014

2013 benchmark data for Community Foundations provided by Commonfund.

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Released: 10/2014

This resource compiles all available session materials from CMF's 42nd Annual Conference.

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