Join your finance peers for this virtual gathering as we discuss items to consider as part of the request for proposal (RFP) selection process for an external auditor. The group will also discuss some common finance and accounting policies related to grantmaking institutions.
Building Power through Data-Sharing: Issues and Opportunities for Environmental Health and Justice Funders, a new report from Health and Environmental Funders Network, explores ways funders can build power in their fields through investments in data-sharing.
In this reprint from the Foundation Review, a peer-reviewed journal of philanthropy published by the Johnson Center at Grand Valley State University, the authors examine how Community foundations have a long history of supporting college access, particularly through the management of scholarship programs. This article examines the role of community foundations in the creation and establishment of local college access networks (LCAN) across the state of Michigan.
We invite our entire CMF community of philanthropy to engage in a series of book club events, extending the dialogue from recent and upcoming Annual Conference keynote sessions. Our fourth book club of the series will dive into "The Sum of Us: What Racism Costs Everyone and How We Can Prosper Together" by Heather McGhee. Heather will take the main stage at CMF's 49th Annual Conference in October as a featured keynote presenter. We hope you will read along with us and come prepared to discuss, debate and reflect on this important text.