Toolkit

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Released: 04/2012

This resource is locked for members, you may also view this item in our store if you would like to purchase this item or view the overview. This toolkit was created to help foundation leaders present the transfer of wealth opportunity to board and community leaders and to begin the tough but important conversations about capturing and investing wealth for the future. The timing of wealth transfer and constrained public sector resources mean we need to begin these conversations today!

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Released: 06/2012

The College Positive Community Toolkit was created to teach youth grantmakers in Michigan about the education crisis in our state and provide them with an opportunity to make a positive impact by creating and encouraging a college positive community in their own backyard.

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Funding Area: Education



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Released: 04/2012

The James Irvine Foundation has a long history of partnering with community foundations to support their ambitions for growth and leadership. This work has resulted in more philanthropic resources to underserved regions in all parts of the state and helped create healthier, thriving communities. The work of initiative participants has generated a significant body of knowledge that can benefit the larger field of community foundations and that holds particular relevance for the youngest and smallest members of the field. This information is captured and shared through the Irvine Community Foundations Series of reports.

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Released: 10/2010

As communities across the country face growing and urgent needs, community foundations have new opportunities to fulfill their roles as community leaders and conveners and quickly draw on their vast experience, local expertise and key partnerships to address these needs, here and now.

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Funding Area: Community Development



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Released: 01/2006

This toolkit from the Annie E. Casey Foundation is designed to help decision-makers, advocates, and elected officials get better results in their work by providing equitable opportunities for all.

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Audience: All Members



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Released: 11/2011

Creating a New World of Learning, an action-planning guide for facilitators convening groups and individuals interested in learning and innovation created by Knowledgeworks.

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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

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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Topic: Advocacy
Funding Area: Advocacy



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Released: 02/2014

If you’re interested in moving your organization toward more sensible and streamlined application and reporting practices, you’ve come to the right place! The pages that follow contain practical tools and resources that you can use to understand your current practice, make the case for streamlining, benchmark against colleague organizations, and identify opportunities to make meaningful change.

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Released: 02/2015

“The Performance Imperative” (PI) is the result of a full year of collaborative work by the Leap of Reason Ambassadors Community, a group of nonprofit leaders coalesced and coordinated by the Leap of Reason team. This document is not intended to be a manifesto. It is meant to be a North Star to guide leaders on a journey towards high performance—so they can make as much difference as they possibly can for the people and causes they serve.

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