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Download the combined financial statements and supplementary information for the Council of Michigan Foundations and its supporting organizations.
Many Annual Conference speakers provided us with their presentations and additional resources. Visit the conference website - materials are available for download.
Download to view or print a copy of our current Progam Calendar, November 2014 - November 2015.
CMF membership connects you to world-class resources, programs, services and networking opportunities. Download our detailed membership benefits brochure to view the full rage of benefits.
The 2013 study of Private Foundation investments provided by Commonfund and the Council on Foundations.
Getting to Fueling Impact: Pathway to Business Model Innovation for Community Foundations
CMF selected some of the most heavily utilized member benefits and took a look at what they would cost on the "open market" vs. $0 for CMF members because they are included in membership. Download the chart to see a closer look at cost savings and return on your membership investment.
18th Edition - Released January 2014 in electronic PDF only
The most complete resource of Michigan grantmaking - an invaluable resource for grantseekers, providing updated and streamlined information on 1,500+ foundations that accept grant applications in Michigan. This latest version is now an electronic PDF that enables you to search and find information much faster. Once purchased you will be sent a download link to access the directory.
Voice. Community. Knowledge. Focus. Collaboration. Perspective. Focal points of 2012 at the Council of Michigan Foundations.
MCFYP Committee Application
The Project Streamline Grantmaker Assessment Tool is an online survey that generates a comparative report about your grantmaking processes. This tool will enable you to compare your grantmaking processes to those of other funders, as well as to the principles described in the report, Drowning in Paperwork, Distracted from Purpose.
CMF Corporate Giving Survey
Diversity and inclusion are critically important for the sustainability of your organization and the nonprofit sector, but enacting them isn't easy. That's why BoardSource created the Diversity in Action toolkit.
Membership in the Council of Michigan Foundations definitely has benefits!
The James Irvine Foundation has a long history of partnering with community foundations to support their ambitions for growth and leadership. This work has resulted in more philanthropic resources to underserved regions in all parts of the state and helped create healthier, thriving communities.
The work of initiative participants has generated a significant body of knowledge that can benefit the larger field of community foundations and that holds particular relevance for the youngest and smallest members of the field. This information is captured and shared through the Irvine Community Foundations Series of reports.
Browse CMF's collection of online resources designed to help you be a more effective grantmaker.
Corporate philanthropy has an opportunity to redefine the purpose and value for corporate foundations and giving programs. Visionary leaders in the field have proven that when corporate philanthropy is managed as an investment in society, it can become a powerful catalytic force for change. On April 29, 2012, the Council released a seminal report for the corporate philanthropy field, which offers original field research and a new platform for corporate philanthropy.