Effective storytelling can warm hearts, shift moods, and inspire action-but crafting your story can be a daunting task! In this webinar, hear from community foundations who have gone beyond basic communications to transform their messaging through storytelling.
IPA’s Community Data Sources program features Cynthia Cunningham of Community Solutions showing our members where to find and how to use free online data tools.
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Recording for: Determining Donor Intent When the Donor is No Longer Engage
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Solid, effectively administered HR policies and procedures are a critical component of nonprofit and foundation governance, and serve as an indicator of overall organizational health. This session breaks down human resources into legal basics that are easy to understand and tips that are simple to implement. Explore policy manual requirements, discuss how often to update your policies and learn how to effectively and consistently administer those policies.
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Technology Affinity Group and the Grants Mangers Network's 2014 Grantmakers Information Technology Survey Report concludes that funders are floundering with technology tools.
Building Power through Data-Sharing: Issues and Opportunities for Environmental Health and Justice Funders, a new report from Health and Environmental Funders Network, explores ways funders can build power in their fields through investments in data-sharing.
Planning to Win: The Just Enough Guide for Campaigners uses a six-step process to help organizations and coalitions build effective plans that lead to winning behavior, corporate or policy change campaigns.
Nonprofits can and should play an active role during elections, particularly by educating and activating voters. However, with important local, state and federal elections coming up this fall, nonprofits should take the time to remind their staff about appropriate activity during a political campaign or at any other time.
An article by Alice Buhl introduces a wide range of models from which families can choose to determine how to compose board, staff or advisory committees.
A growing number of African-American philanthropists are relying on family foundations for their charitable giving, preferring to put their trust in organizations they are close to and that aid the African-American community, this report from the Aspen Institute Program on Philanthropy and Social Innovation finds.
This research documents how 15 nonprofit organizations in Los Angeles County and their allies leveraged foundation grants to secure nearly $91 of benefit for every dollar spent for Los Angeles citizens.
A sample document detailing the core values of the Betty and Davis Fitzgerald Foundation including restrictions on participation on nonprofit/grantee boards.
This guide examines women's roles in philanthropy and features “how to” sections on creating and using a variety of forms of charitable giving, as well as working with professional advisers.
The guide shares and explains the experiences of several institutions that broadened their donor bases, services, and programs by reaching out to diverse communities. The publication focuses on the African American, Asian American, Latino, and Native American communities
Family Philanthropy Online is a dual service comprising an online Knowledge Center and a monthly webinar series, both offered by the National Center for Family Philanthropy. Members of Indiana Philanthropy Alliance enjoy free access to Family Philanthropy Online through IPA's partnership with NCFP.