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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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Can you change a foundation currently in spend down /sun-setting form nonpermanent to a permanently endowed foundation after the founder has passed?

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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: 01/2007

The issue of payout percentage has been subject to debate, with various studies taking different positions as to the long-term effect of different rates on the corpus, but the general assumption in foundation circles is still that the 5% payout rate is the number that will enable foundations to maintain their purchasing power into the future. This paper looks at 13 foundations, and examines the ways in which their non-standard structures — whether in the areas of lifespan, payout, or methods — arise from their missions.

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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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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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Released: 01/2015

A 2015 survey explores how Fidelity Charitable® donors plan their philanthropy. This survey report examines donors’ time invested in philanthropy, yearly giving objectives, and long-term philanthropic planning. It also uncovers how age, life stage, gift size, and gender impact these approaches.

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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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Released: 11/2015

This resource compiles all available session materials from CMF's 43rd Annual Conference.

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Released: 05/2014

This newly released report maps the landscape of work in the area of black male achievement and offers recommendations for what it will take to strengthen the field moving forward.

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