Planning the conversation is what Ken Burnett - in his classic work Relationship Fundraising - calls the essential foundations of fundraising. Planning creates a clear path to raising unrestricted funds.
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.
Staying Legal with Donor Advised Funds and Scholarships webinar recording and slides.
Traditional home design practices have built barriers to aging in place into much of our housing supply. These structural barriers prevent older adults, as well as people of any age who have disabilities, from leading independent lives; visiting friends, relatives, and neighbors; and participating fully in their communities. This brief explores two approaches to design that incorporate accessibility features.
As a follow-up to ourGiving in Indiana study, IPA is pleased to share this snapshot of promising practices for advancing diversity, equity and inclusion in Indiana philanthropy.
Lara Kalwinski highlighted the value of national standards for community foundations and discussed the program revisions that go into effect January 2015.
This webinar is designed to help you learn how to effectively use the e-Booklets planned giving marketing resources.
This webinar is designed to assist executive directors, board members, finance staff and finance committee members in understanding the reporting requirements and their reporting options.
Includes salary tables for Indiana foundations as well as 7-state tables.
In addition to promoting physical and mental health, walkability supports independence for people of all ages and abilities. This brief provides Indiana funders with basic information about walkability and suggestions on how to improve walkability in their communities.
The 2013 GIFT Snapshot Report is a compilation of data from Indiana community foundations entered into the CF Insights database.
Raffles, bingo, auctions, door prizes, pull tabs, casino nights.... Do you know which of these are considered gaming? Do you know if you need a license? Are you a “qualified organization”? Even if you don't use these techniques for fundraising events, many of your grantees do, and they can play a large role in the challenging area of donor-initiated fundraising.
What is a “supporting organization” and how is it used by a community foundation? This webinar will review the basic concept of a supporting organization and why it can be useful for community foundations.
This webinar provides an overview of IPA's programs and services. View the entire recording or download the slides.
This report on Indiana foundation giving provides an overview of the funding landscape in Indiana, as well as a focused analysis of grantmaking
directed toward specific beneficiary groups.
Key facts about foundation giving in Indiana including giving by foundation type, giving by focus area and the top Indiana foundations by giving.
See a list of contacts at Indiana community foundations.
The Civil Rights Data Collection (CRDC), formerly the Elementary and Secondary School Survey, has collected data on key education and civil rights issues in our nation’s public schools since 1968. The 2011-2012 CRDC collection includes data from every public school in the nation. Access information at the school and district level.
This webinar explains important provisions of the Indiana Code and Internal Revenue Code that affect your daily work. Understanding this legal framework will benefit your management, governance and asset development strategies.