This Idealware guide looks at the features and processes used by five different integrated software solutions to help community foundations manage funds, track grants, solicit donations, provide online support for donor advised funds and track accounting data.
Participants in the James Irvine Foundation's Community Foundations Initiative II share how board members can contribute mightily to growth in the visibility and assets of their organizations. They focus on setting clear expectations, providing continuous education, developing needed tools and equipment, creating positive opportunities and experiences, and establishing the right environment for success.
The 2010 Cone Shared Responsibility Study presents findings on what Americans believe the role of business in society should be and consumers' desire to be engaged in helping to influence corporate social/environmental practices.
The purpose of this case study is to share with other foundations some of the benefits and lessons learned thus far by the Foellinger Foundation as grantees have implemented an unconventional type of grant.
How can a grantmaker covert a concept into a specific request for proposals? Read about one grantmaker's efforts to build financial strength and program quality for community foundations in a casestudy from Grantcraft.
How should a grantmaker proceed when they take over a longstanding program only to learn that it needs to be slimmed down and made more effective? Get tips from a casestudy on water management from Grantcraft.