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.
While private foundations have strict rules for self-dealing among disqualified persons, many of these rules are well-established best practices for other grantmakers and public charities.
This resource shares helpful information about conflicts of interest relating to the nonprofit and philanthropic sector. Conflicts of interest are of concern for both private foundations and public charities.
Board members and staff of philanthropic institutions regularly reach out to CMF to learn more about the various types of grantmaking foundations.
Board members and staff of philanthropic institutions regularly reach out to CMF to learn more about succession planning. The Ask CMF team has curated the following resources for organizations considering how to plan for a hypothetical or forthcoming transition for executive positions.
Board members and staff of philanthropic institutions regularly reach out to CMF to learn more about executive searches.
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.
The nation’s first comprehensive racial equity blueprint for federal agencies, For Love of Country: A Path for the Federal Government to Advance Racial Equity provides resources, tools, and a plan for federal agency leaders to implement President Biden’s historic executive order on advancing raci
As a vehicle for strengthening society, philanthropy plays a key role in shaping policy at the local, state and federal levels. Advocacy is one of philanthropy’s most impactful tools for effecting change, allowing organizations to elevate the voices of the commu