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Released: 04/2015

The latest estimated value of volunteer time is $23.07 per hour. The estimate helps acknowledge the millions of individuals who dedicate their time, talents, and energy to making a difference. Charitable organizations can use this estimate to quantify the enormous value volunteers provide.

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Released: 09/2013

Nonprofit organizations face a long list of challenges that starts with fundraising and can include everything from meeting increasing demands for services to utilizing technology most effectively. Who do they turn to for assistance as they grapple with these issues? One source of assistance and support can be foundations, which have a vested interest in nonprofits’ success—and the resources to help.

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Released: 09/2012

This report explores how variations in foundations' characteristics, activities, and giving levels influence charitable (program-related) administrative expense levels for a sample of the largest independent foundations between 2007 and 2009.

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Released: 05/2013

Federal law regarding conflicts of interest and self-dealing at foundations can be complex and confusing. This resource helps define rules related to self-dealing. 

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Released: 08/2013

In our increasingly data-driven world, nonprofits need to be able to measure and monitor the effectiveness of their programs. It’s difficult to improve program services or reach without first measuring current effectiveness. This report acts as a reference guide for the tools and systems for effective program evaluation.

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Released: 10/2013

This report from The Bridgespan Group explores promising efforts youth employment programs and employer engagement.

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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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Released: 10/2018

This is a collection of resources submitted by various presenters for breakout sessions included in CMF's 46th Annual Conference.

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Released: 11/2017

How can we best support our Michigan students to ensure they’re present in class and ready to learn?

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Released: 01/2005

From the National Network of Fiscal Sponsors, detailed guidelines for fiscal sponsorships.

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