In April 2018, FSG released the Being the Change report, which outlined 12 ways foundations are transforming themselves to transform impact. Built from interviews with over 100 practitioners in the field, the report highlights strategies that foundations might undertake to transform their internal practices to reflect the complex work they are doing externally. Join this webinar to learn more about the report and recommendations from FSG.
The data in this report, along with the insights in the profiles, can help foundation leaders determine the best methods for learning from their work and deciding what to be open about.
In the largest, most robust, industry-leading, and internationally-recognized research of corporate social investment, CECP: The CEO Force for Good, in association with The Conference Board, found in their annual Giving in Numbers: 2018 Edition report that leading corporations are intensifying efforts to meet key societal needs around the world.
This study spans twelve years and analyzes 21,148 infrastructure-related grants made by 881 funders to 511 organizations over that period.
William Jarvis, Managing Director of U.S. Trust, provided an in-depth discussion of investment trends for private and community foundations. The webinar also explored the forces shaping giving and volunteering among America's high net worth households, and how the traditional picture of high net worth philanthropy is changing.
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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.
The GIFT Snapshot Reports are compilation of data from all 94 Indiana community foundations entered into the CF Insights database.
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.