A five-step guide to formalize your organization's response to disasters.
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Creating a New World of Learning, an action-planning guide for facilitators convening groups and individuals interested in learning and innovation created by Knowledgeworks.
Report generated by the U.S. Department of Education following six official consultations with tribal leaders and American Indian educators across the country in 2010.
Read this blueprint for family engagement, providing strategies and approaches to involving the next generation.
A free service from Foundation Source to verify a grantee’s status to ensure your recipient is IRS-compliant.
This curated collection of online tools, tutorials and resources is designed to help nonprofits and ethnic and community news organizations navigate the often intimidating and ever-evolving new media landscape.
This TCC Briefing Paper positions R&D as an alternative to "traditional evaluation" as a way to improve social innovation in the nonprofit sector.
The Strengthening Organizations Initiative shares lessons learned from helping community-organizing nonprofits strengthen their organizations.
This report from Bridgespan presents practical approaches to convert the vision of a strategic plan into tangible actions with links to templates that illustrate the types of tools used to lead implementation.
In order to explore how to increase the value of coalitions, this report from TCC Group and the California Endowment examines the questions: "What are coalitions?" and "How can we monitor their progress and effectiveness?"
Mary O'Donnell, a program officer at the Retirement Research Foundation, provides an overview of how the foundation works to build capacity of nonprofits to serve older adults.
This report offers succession planning through leadership development an alternative to the status quo. Instead of expecting new leaders to rise to the occasion, this report proposes that, when leadership opportunities arise, organizations should dedicate resources, human and financial, to developing the talent pipeline and proactively, openly discussing succession plans at all levels of leadership, not simply the CEO/Executive Director role.
Volunteer-based organizations have to keep track of a lot of data—contact info, schedules, time sheets, job sites—and the right software can help, freeing time for managing volunteers. This report from Idealware provides information on a number of potential solutions.
This report from the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation offers four key steps to demystifying corporate social responsibility: Fit, return, simplicity, and promotion.
This report presents findings from the Communications Network 2011 Survey of Foundation Communications Professionals, a comprehensive exploration of the field of foundation communications practice. Findings from this latest survey show that foundation communicators are increasingly focused on using all forms of digital communication to spread their message, and that the role of communications is becoming more central to forging and implementing foundation strategies.
Good Done Great has launched Grantr, the first free online service for verifying a nonprofit's tax exempt status with the IRS. With Grantr, grantmakers and donors can be certain that their grants and donations are in compliance with the IRS rules.
This briefing paper on Scaling What Works takes a look at how networks can support the efforts of grantmakers to build relationships, harness complementary resources and work together to scale impact.
This guide developed by the Annie E. Casey Foundation and Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors shows how individuals and family foundations can improve the lives of vulnerable children and families.
This study produced by the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation provides an overview of the effectiveness and accomplishments of various communications training opportunities offered to grantees.
This report from the Center for Effective Philanthropy finds that grantees do not view the reporting and evaluation requirements of grantmakers of particular value in strengthening their organizations and programs.