The report finds that despite Hoosiers’ hard work, state policy choices are preventing them from being properly rewarded, with key indicators including incomes and rates of working poor families near the bottom of the Midwest, and with trends moving towards the South.
This report provides both inspirational and practical examples from pioneering FRPS (financial and related professional services) businesses, demonstrating how the business community can engage in deeper, more collaborative and more impactful corporate community investment programmes as part of their broader responsible business practices. These case studies are used to set out four routes that businesses can take to increase the effectiveness of their corporate community investment programmes.
Powered by a booming stock market and a strong economy, charitable giving by American individuals, bequests, foundations and corporations to U.S. charities surged to an estimated $410.02 billion in 2017, according to Giving USA 2018: The Annual Report on Philanthropy for the Year 2017.
On January 1, 2018, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act went into effect, providing significant tax reductions for both individuals and corporations and doubling the amount of the standard deduction that individuals can claim in their tax returns. How are nonprofit and foundation leaders viewing the implications of this legislation? What role can funders play in helping grantees respond to it? In January and February 2018, CEP surveyed nonprofit and foundation leaders to gain insights into these questions. Read the report to learn more.
This report explores the extent to which community colleges dedicated to student success make a significant difference in the lives of their graduates after college.
The Profile of Professionals 2018 study is a research project that examines the roles, responsibilities, development, and compensation of corporate social responsibility (CSR) professionals. Its findings—based on survey results from 932 corporate citizenship professionals—provide insight into how CSR professionals at all levels assess the skills they need to be effective in their roles and what they perceive as the greatest challenges they must overcome.
This study details worker's expectations; helps employee engagement leaders shape more successful programs and nonprofits better cultivate employee donors.
Annual report of the Council on Foundations and Commonfund Institute on investment and governance policies and practices of private and community foundations.
On February 23, 2015, the Urban Institute’s Center on Nonprofits and Philanthropy conducted a survey of community foundations and the IRA Charitable Rollover provision. All community foundations with total assets of $5 million or more were invited to take the survey.