Best Practices & Case Studies

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Released: 11/2020

This is the field-wide hub for grantmaker learning, built by professionals working in the field.

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Released: 09/2018

This article discusses the pursuit of diversity, equity and inclusion within a family foundation context.

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Released: 11/2020

This is a collection of resources developed to support a complete and accurate count in Census 2020.

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Released: 10/2012

This report explores the importance of foundations seeking to build diversity and create an inclusive culture in the boardroom.

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Released: 11/2010

A guide provided by the IRS outlining the law and its restrictions, detail reporting requirements, IRS forms that must be filed, and a summary of record keeping obligations for private foundations.

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Released: 08/2013

A publication of the Internal Revenue Service, this document addresses activities that may jeopardize a charity's exempt status, recordkeeping, required public disclosures and other issues of importance to public charities.

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Released: 03/2013

Drawing on surveys, focus groups, archival documents, and interviews with youth participants and adult advisors and leaders, this report documents the impacts on youth, the participating community foundations, and on the Michigan communities.

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Released: 11/2013

The NNFS is led by a Steering Committee comprised of fiscal sponsors from across the country. The website includes best practices, guidelines for funders, resources for learning and more.

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Released: 11/2013

Best practices are operational standards for community foundation YACs and YACers to make the YAC organization and its members the most effective grantmakers and community leaders possible

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Released: 08/2008

A focus on racial equity can increase your effectiveness at every stage of the grant making process. Explores how a racial equity lens can help you scan your field or community, cultivate new leaders, encourage creative approaches, and nourish change inside your own foundation from Grantcraft. This guide was developed in partnership with the Philanthropic Initiative for Racial Equity.

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