Resources

Ramping Up for High-Impact Philanthropy Toolkit

This toolkit is for seasoned donors, donor advised fund holders, foundation trustees, and staff who are taking steps to significantly ramp up the impact of their giving. No longer content with just “making good grants” or “doing good things for the community,”  you have taken a fresh look at your goals, strategies, and outcomes and... Read More

Great Funder–Nonprofit Relationships Toolkit

This toolkit is designed to help funders recognize the aspects of great relationships with your nonprofit partners, assess competencies, and consider ways to improve how to work with one another. Many ideas in this toolkit were generated by funders and nonprofits during a series of half-day programs around the country, hosted in partnership with the... Read More

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Foundations 101 Virtual Seminar: Investment Management Oversight

For those running a foundation, it’s important to understand the board’s fiduciary duties and how to manage investment work, whether or not you’re working with an investment advisor. Learn how the investment policy statement serves as a guide and hear about financial tools that extend your grantmaking in this module of the Foundations 101 virtual... Read More

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Foundations 101 Virtual Seminar: Governance Basics

In this governance basics module of the Foundations 101 virtual seminar, learn ways trustees and staff can ensure smooth board operations and minimize the impact of change. Participants will review key administrative tasks to maintain the board’s structure and operations, including putting into place important documents, orienting board members, and setting term limits. Speaker Mary Phillips... Read More