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Fall 2018: Managing Change

Our highly rated quarterly publication for members provides a wealth of information and inspiration in one easy read. In this issue: How People Experience Change—and How You Can Help How to Champion Change From the Inside Out Why It’s Important to Start Planning for Leadership Succession Now Managing the Stress of Leading Change Read More

Community Foundation Investment Oversight: Getting Up to Speed

Consider a community foundation with assets of $12 million. A foundation of that size might make a little over $600,000 in grants in a year and raise $750,000. The foundation works carefully to oversee the funds going out and coming in, but what about the remaining $11.4 million in its endowment? $11.4 million. If the... Read More

How Can Community Foundations Prepare to Invest for Impact

For many years, small-staffed foundations have been at the heart of the impact investing movement, joining with—and, at times, leading—larger philanthropies. Today’s community foundations are investing for impact in two ways: through program related investments (PRIs) made with the expectation that the amount invested will be repaid to the foundation, and by investing a portion... Read More

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Winter 2019: Building Grantee Capacity

Our highly rated quarterly publication for members provides a wealth of information and inspiration in one easy read. In this issue: Strengthening Grantees: Foundation and Nonprofit Perspectives Granting General Operating Support We Achieve Our Greatest Impact Through Nonprofit Leadership Training From Free to Fee: Help Your Nonprofit Partners Generate Earned Income How Funders Can Help... Read More