Foundation-Government Liaison Offices: Why and How of Michigan Governor's Office of Foundation Liaison
This document aims to share learnings about the key considerations in starting and operating a liaison office successfully. This document is based on the multi-year evaluation of the OFL, along with interviews with its founders and of leaders of similar offices in other states and regions.
This on-demand recording features a discussion on mission-driven succession planning. Learn from those who have experienced transitions successfully, lessons learned and gather resources to assist with your organization’s succession planning.
This new publication honors the innovative leadership of CMF members, and the many unique ways philanthropy peers are working together and with their communities to make Michigan a place where all can thrive.
This resource is intended to fill a gap in available source material to provide a useful overview for grantmakers of all sizes and types. It outlines the general steps of the grantmaking process while highlighting areas where due diligence components can be incorporated.
A common grant application is intended to be utilized by multiple foundations, minimizing the burden on nonprofit partners to complete numerous, divergent applications looking to obtain grants from multiple funders.
This resource is intended to explore frequently asked questions involving donor advised funds. Please note that DAFs are a continued topic of regulatory debate, and federal and/or state rules that affect the operation of DAFs are subject to change.
In this conversation, we explore key findings and trends from the 2022 State of Philanthropy Tech Survey, conducted by Technology Association of Grantmakers (TAG).
Change is a force that is simultaneously generative, stimulating creativity and innovation, and disruptive, destabilizing or re-ordering existing conditions.
After a decade-long absence, Congress reinstituted Congressionally Directed Spending (often referred to as earmarks) in early 2021. Earmarks are included in federal funding bills and provide funding to specific nonprofits and government entities. Watch our on-demand recording to learn more.
As the world continues to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, while also facing the effects of climate change, what lessons can we take from the philanthropic response to disasters in 2020?