Public Policy & Legal Issues

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Released: 08/2012

This report chronicles the Colorado Trust's strategy for funding advocacy and provide a strategic evaluation for their successes and failures.

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Released: 04/2007

Sample conflict of interest policy, as outlined by the Internal Revenue Service. (2007)

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Resource Type: Sample Document
Audience: All Members



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Released: 04/2007

This webpage provides nonprofit leaders practical recommendations on promoting effective oversight of their organizations.

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Resource Type: Best PracticeExternal LinkTemplate



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Released: 08/2013

A publication of the Internal Revenue Service, this document addresses activities that may jeopardize a charity's exempt status, recordkeeping, required public disclosures and other issues of importance to public charities.

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Resource Type: Best PracticeExternal Link



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Released: 08/2014

This new report from The Bridgespan Group contains extensive resources about community collaboratives, public-private partnerships and much more.

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What will happen to a donor's fund should the foundation cease to exist? Should our Articles of Incorporation and By-Laws include a specific reference to dissolution?
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Resource Type: Technical Assistance



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Can and should a donor advised fund be used to provide support for mission trips?
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Resource Type: Technical Assistance
Funding Area: Religion



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Released: 01/2015

Philanthropy plays an important role in addressing the needs and lifting up the challenges facing our country’s diverse population of newcomers. This flowchart addresses some common concerns and questions about investing in this dynamic and critically important funding space.

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Resource Type: Infographic
Audience: All Members
Funding Area: AdvocacySocial Justice



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Released: 02/2018

This summary from the Michigan League for Public Policy provides highlights of the entire 2019 budget proposal.

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Resource Type: Research, Data & Reports



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Released: 04/2018

Amid a polarizing political climate, this report aims to provide a deeper understanding of what’s happening in our rural and urban areas, particularly how issues and topics affect the perspectives of Michiganders when it comes to immigration, housing, education, health care and more.

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Resource Type: Research, Data & Reports



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