This page contains consultant bios for Indiana community foundations related to GIFT VII.
This page contains consultant resources for Indiana community foundations related to GIFT VII.
This page contains GIFT Phase VII information for Indiana community foundations.
A guidebook to help foundations create engaging youth council programming that builds life skills of young people.
Diversity, equity, and inclusion work is a powerful and important role for community foundations as they strive to lift up the voices of their communities. In this webinar you'll learn about innovative work being done by community foundations in Ohio, and ways your community foundation can leverage this work.
How do skilled philanthropy practitioners navigate challenging situations in their work to get to meaningful connections and good outcomes? Interviews with dozens of them reveal a common ingredient: they each use reflective practices to help them observe, make sense of and adjust their behaviors. This new guide focuses on four of these practices.
Fund the People created this toolkit to provide practical guidance, promising practices, and illustrative data to help funders, nonprofits, and others to maximize investments in the nonprofit workforce. Nonprofit people are nonprofit programs. Given this reality, supporting the nonprofit workforce is an effective strategy for increasing performance, impact, and sustainability.
The toolkit features six content areas to help funders and nonprofit organizations invest in the nonprofit workforce as a strategy for improving the impact and sustainability of the organizations:
This primer, focused on rural aging, provides guidance specifically for grantmakers. It includes information on how to get started; finding the right partners and grantees; defining and measuring success; examples of effective programs, and how working on rural aging issues can increase the impact of many different kinds of philanthropies.
Over the past decade, many communities have been struggling from “brain-drain” – their best and brightest are being sent off to college never to return. Public, private, and nonprofit entities across the country have been struggling to develop innovative solutions to this problem. In this webinar you will hear the story of how a group of community foundations in Michigan have implemented a Talent Retention Program to incentivize their college-educated youth to return home after obtaining a college degree. Want to start a Talent Retention Program in your community? The how-to manual for this program is also available.
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. The various types of supporting organizations will be described with an explanation of which type is appropriate for different situations. In this webinar you will review the steps involved in creating a supporting organization and the ongoing work involved in managing one. A comparison of supporting organizations with donor-advised funds and private foundations will also be provided.
Community Organizations Active in Disaster (COADs) provide a platform for increasing communication and coordination among public, private and nonprofit agencies to reduce the impact of disasters. A COAD will enhance a community’s ability to mitigate, prevent, prepare for, respond to and recover from disasters, thus ensuring that human needs inherent in a disaster situation are evaluated and addressed.
This toolkit provides a sampling of statements, forms, and templates developed and utilized by foundations to incorporate diversity and inclusion into both organizational practices and grantmaking.
An overview on the self-dealing law, including definitions, common problem areas, exceptions, penalties, and resources.
The Forum's handbook of tools and resources for giving circle host organizations, including tools for deciding whether to host a giving circle, key questions to ask and a checklist of giving circle and host duties.
Based on a year-long, joint study of the European Foundation Centre and the Council on Foundations, this report provides eight principles of good disaster management and a number of practical suggestions.
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