This guide is designed to support Youth Advisory Council (YAC) advisors in leading a youth philanthropy council. It can also be a resource for anyone engaged in the youth philanthropy atmosphere as a tool for sparking ideas and additional learning.
The state has released its first-ever Statewide Housing Plan (SHP) to address the many challenges and acute disparities in accessing safe and affordable housing in Michigan.
Collected through FOMR data, surveys, and interviews with members, this report centers on the relevance of racial equity to Exponent Philanthropy members’ mission, as well as their board and staff demographics.
Human Rights Funders Network (HRFN) offers this analysis as a call to action to the field to bring our practices into alignment with their promises and meet the creativity, vitality, and reality of social justice organizing today.
This new publication illustrates the innovative leadership of our members in the areas of Equity, People, Practice and Policy and how CMF is championing the work of Michigan philanthropy as we continue to live into our Equity at the Center strategic framework.
In times of discord and divide, philanthropy plays a vital role in convening people to build bridges and unify across difference.
This report examines the unique context of national and large foundations, including the ways in which their size, scale, and orientation pose challenges and create opportunities for meaningful partnership with communities in foundation decision-making.
The CMF Impact Investing Hub is a new structure we are launching for convening, collaborating and connecting stakeholders around the state who are engaged in the facets of impact investing, including nonprofits, foundations, advisors, fund managers and beyond.
Midwest Community Foundation Webinar: Strategically Designing Community Foundation Scholarship Programs for a Focus on Equity an
How visible and accessible should your family's philanthropy be to others? It's a classic question with multiple correct answers based on faith, family tradition, regulatory frameworks, strategy and many more factors.
This self-assessment is a tool for philanthropic organizations to determine where you are in your work with tribal communities, Native organizations, and Indigenous peoples, and to identify areas that can be strengthened as you move towards equity and effectiveness.