This report provides salary, benefits, and demographic data for staff at Midwest foundations to aid in budget planning and personnel practice benchmarking. Information is presented by grantmaker type, foundation type, asset size and geographic location.
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Midwest Foundations Webinar | Trust Based Philanthropy Primer
Learn how to apply the trust-based philanthropic frame to your work.
A Case Study of Michigan During Crisis
"A Case Study of Michigan During Crisis" documents the experience of the Office of Foundation Liaison in the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic through a compilation of a dozen interviews with state officials and foundation leaders conducted from December 2020 to February 2021.
Philanthropy Self-Assessment for Working with Tribal Communities
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.
Analysis of Donor Advised Funds from a Community Foundation Perspective
This is an in-depth analysis of donor-advised funds from a Community Foundation perspective.
Green and Blue Network Chat & Chew
Join CMF's Green and Blue Network as we continue conversations around leading health and environmental issues in Michigan. We will spend time discussing current issues with the state's environmental leaders.
CMF Form 990
As a 501c(3) nonprofit organization, the Form 990 for the Council of Michigan Foundations is available online through Guidestar.
Options for Your Financial Giving
Individuals, families, and companies regularly reach out to CMF to learn how they can give back to their communities through philanthropy.
ALICE Report: Michigan
This update of the ALICE Report for Michigan provides the most comprehensive look at the population called ALICE — an acronym for Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed.
Creating an Organizational Culture of Acceptance & Inclusion: A Deeper Exploration of Implicit Bias
In this interactive session, we will define implicit bias and microaggression in the workplace. We will look at how verbal and non-verbal communication informs how we engage each other and the intentional or unintentional outcomes.
Navigating Scholarships and Grants to Individuals
This document is a reference tool for those who are considering establishing a scholarship program or other grantmaking program that benefits individuals.
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.
Philanthropy's Quest for Equity: Past. Present. Future.
In this conversation, we will discuss significant milestones in philanthropy's quest for equity, including policy changes and major events. Together we will explore how this shared context shapes your own work and envision what may be in store for the future of equity in philanthropy.