Family Foundation

Event
Aug.12
08/12/2022 - 3:00pm to 08/14/2022 - 1:00pm
Location: Radisson Plaza Hotel at Kalamazoo Center

Save the date and join your fellow CMF family foundation members in Kalamazoo for an interactive, informative and engaging retreat! We are excited to host you in person and are building space for meaningful networking to reconnect and create new connections.

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Event type: Meeting
Audience: Family Foundation



Event
Jun.9
06/09/2022 -
12:00pm to 1:15pm
Location: Virtual

What is participatory grantmaking, and why are funders utilizing this method of community-led grantmaking? What are some case studies of family-led philanthropies that have successfully used a participatory grantmaking approach? Learn how funders engage community members in the decision-making process and what strategies have been successful.

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Event type: Webinar
Audience: Family Foundation



Resource
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



Resource
Released: 12/2013

From 2004 to 2012, Third Sector New England and clusters of nonprofit organizations joined in a unique grant program designed to further social change through united effort. In Funding Learning Networks for Community Impact readers will learn lessons from eight years of grantmaking in the area of nonprofit networking and explore the design of the CBF program where nonprofits planned, learned, and built relationships that enabled them to work together to achieve common goals.

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Resource Type: Best PracticeReport



Resource
Released: 02/2015

Paul Shoemaker of Social Venture Partners Seattle shares his thoughts in this essay published in the Stanford Social Innovation Review on funders can create breakthrough social change through their philanthropic practices.

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Resource Type: Best PracticeReport



Resource
Released: 02/2015

With support from Marts & Lundy, the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy developed this report to help inform the nonprofit sector. Nonprofit leaders and staff can use the information within The Philanthropy Outlook to guide decision making about future budgeting, staffing, fundraising, programming, and general nonprofit development, as well as for board reports, general nonprofit reports, and research on philanthropic giving trends.

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Resource Type: Report



Resource
Released: 01/2015

The motivation behind the Money for Good ($FG) research series is to seek the "voice of the donor" in charitable giving. $FG reveals the motivations behind donors’ giving as they are, not as charitable organizations and funders wish they were.

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Resource Type: Report