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.
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.
This in-depth report has been expanded to look at the features and processes used by 28 grants management systems to help private foundations accept and review applications and track grants throughout their life cycles.
This report distills a set of 48 early childhood indicators that reflect healthy development of young children. The report also highlights 10 emerging themes, areas that are not sufficiently addressed by existing indicators and where further inquiry is needed.
The following materials provide an overview and wrap up of the 2013 legislative session.
Many IGA members have made significant investments in early childhood development, and IGA itself convenes an informal network of early childhood funders. For these reasons, North Central Health Services commissioned IGA to develop two resources for its early childhood work group. In both pieces, IGA has blended pertinent and available data from Benton, Carroll, Clinton, Fountain, Montgomery, Tippecanoe, Warren and White counties (“target communities”) with national and statewide information.
The publication includes highlights from 2011 and the first half of 2012.
The third issue brief in IPA's series on education focuses on the Common Core State Standards, which have been adopted by Indiana and 44 other states.
The second issue brief in IPA's series on education delves into college readiness and how to ease the transition from high school to college.
The first issue brief in IPA's series on education takes a look at a promising approach to education that is taking root in Indiana.
Building on our 2008 survey, this report provides insight into the effects of the recession on foundation assets, giving and operations.