The Council of Michigan Foundation is a community of members committed to growing the impact of Michigan philanthropy through investing in the state's charitable organizations, convening business, government and nonprofit leaders, collaborating on...
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Infographics on Michigan Community Foundation trends created from the 2012 and 2013 databook surveys.
One of CMF’s goals is to advocate for a legislative and regulatory environment conducive to organized philanthropy . This work is led by our Government Relations Committee and is designed to achieve the goals of our Legislative...
A corporate foundation is a private foundation that derives its grantmaking funds primarily from the contributions of a profit-making business. The company-sponsored foundation often maintains close ties with the donor company, but it is a separate...
A nongovernmental public charity that operates grants programs benefiting unrelated organizations or individuals as one of its primary purposes. There is no legal or IRS definition of a public foundation. Increasingly, public foundations have been...
A comparison of three options for organized giving based on the critical issues of donor control, time commitment, and tax advantages may be helpful in your decision-making process.
This resource is locked for members, you may also view this item in our store if you would like to purchase this item or view the overview. This toolkit was created to help foundation leaders present the transfer of wealth opportunity to board and community leaders and to begin the tough but important conversations about capturing and investing wealth for the future. The timing of wealth transfer and constrained public sector resources mean we need to begin these conversations today!