As grantmaking organizations plan their operational strategy for 2021, staff and trustees face many of the same questions and decisions from previous years but are discovering that the answers have changed amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
This report examines the state of practice in philanthropy regarding multi-year general operating support.
Join your community foundation colleagues to discuss the template fund agreements recently developed by a team of your peers offering legal insights and traps for the unwary, what all of the legalese means, and how the forms may facilitate your National Standards accreditation.
Economic development can be a challenge and in rural places there are unique factors that create both barriers and opportunities.
Council on Foundations—Commonfund Study of Investment of Endowments for Private and Community Foundations
This report is a timely and reliable reference resource for those responsible for investment, financial, and governance decisions at private and community foundations throughout the country. It is the field’s most comprehensive and authoritative study on investment and governance policies and pra
Tri-State Community Foundation Webinar | Involving Donors in Community Crises and Leadership Opportunities
Community foundations invite donors and fundholders to respond to both immediate crises and our foundations' long-range leadership opportunities. We know how to bring the money in but how do we best steward, retain and advise those donors?
This guide lifts up various potential scenarios centered on the COVID-19 crisis, applying a racial equity lens to help inform the sector’s scenario planning efforts and future thinking.
Learn key principles for supporting racial justice that you can apply to grantmaking and partnerships right now.
Midwest Family Foundation Webinar Series | Top 10 Tips for Navigating Red Flags Leading a Private Foundation
Both trustees and staff exercise best practice governance leadership and management when they are well-familiar with and intentionally-practice the IRS's regulatory statutes and conditions for keeping a private foundation and its mission in good standing.