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FAQS About Disasters

This resource is intended to explore frequently asked questions involved in managing disaster funds, specifically issues of concern to private foundations, community foundations, corporate foundation/giving programs and other public charities that manage grantmaking.

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A Data-Informed Dialogue on DAF Payout

Explore the study's key findings and consider how these knowledge insights can inform foundation policies, practices and grantmaking goals in our efforts to support equitable thriving communities.

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Women Give 2021

This report examines how households make charitable decisions. The report analyzes the first new data on this topic in 15 years, and finds that household giving dynamics are changing, with fewer couples making decisions jointly.

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Data-Informed Dialogue: Examining Private Foundation Payout Rates

CMF partnered with the research team at the Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy and Plante Moran Financial Advisors to update, deepen and expand critical research around the relationship between the mandated 5% payout rate and actual distribution rates of private foundations. 

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The 2020 Giving Landscape

The sector has evolved in the wake of COVID-19, racial injustice, partisan tension, and economic challenges. How have the events of 2020 altered the pace, method, and effectiveness of donor response?

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