A form IPA uses when discussing whether or not to begin a new program or initiative. Good for small nonprofits considering new programs.
This workbook to help you think through specific policies to manage your nonprofit’s risk. It contains prompts to help you create and document policies for the acceptable use of technology and networks, personal devices for work, how to provide IT guidance to “accidental techies,” how to respond to an IT incident, and how to recover your technology after a major disaster.
Research shows that one of the greatest impediments to a prosperous future for all of Michigan's people is unequal access to resources. To help foundation leaders and their boards begin essential conversations about marginalized populations and determine the extent to which their organization's culture and grantmaking practices are aligned with a commitment to expanding opportunity in the communities they serve, CMF developed this discussion guide and self-assessment.
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.
Idealware partnered with Chapman Cubine Adams + Hussey to create A Practical Guide to Integrated Communications: A Workbook for Nonprofits to help organizations understand how to plan, schedule, and integrate communications into cohesive messaging around your campaigns and the equally important times between them.
The Investment Management Code of Conduct for Endowments, Foundations, and Charitable Organizations outlines ethical responsibilities for the sound management of longer-term financial assets.
An Accounting Procedures Manual template created by Deborah Cooper and Meredeth Clark of the California and Steve Zimmerman, C.P.A.
Foundations are committing more resources than ever before to communicating about their work and missions -- yet grantees continue to give funders low marks when it comes to fostering a clear understanding of what the foundation is trying to accomplish and where they fit in. To address this gap, Spitfire Strategies developed From Big Ideas to Big Change.
This resource has been designed and assembled by the Macro International evaluation team with the support of the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation as a starter kit to promote the integration of effective evaluation into grantmaker education programs.
The following sample conflict of interest policies are excerpted from The Non-Profit Answer Book: An Executive Director's Guide to Frequently Asked Questions from BoardSource.
These policies range from general guidelines related to conflicts of interest to a comprehensive conflict-of-interest policy that follows a traditional legal format and is recommended by the IRS.
Download and personalize this template to create a plan that outlines your strategy in response to a disaster, provides essential information for the continuity of critical business functions, and identifies resources to:
You may utilize the sample press release to announce your local community foundation internship program. The template should be modified to reflect your local city, foundation, contact information and other details aobut your specific internship program. You can modify The What is a Community Foundation PowerPoint Presentation to make it foundation specific. You must also save both files to your local drive before modifying them.
A sample conflict of interest form for independent private foundations.
Looking for advice on grant proposal writing? Explore a tutorial on the basics of writing a grant proposal from the Minnesota Council on Foundations.