The new process for National Standards is efficient, but there are still opportunities to make it easier. This webinar will share best practices and processes to pass National Standards as seamlessly as possible.
The Pension Protection Act of 2006 (PPA) created many changes in the administration of donor advised and scholarship funds. It is essential that any community foundation involved in these activities have a thorough understanding of the Pension Protection Act and its implications for fund management. We’ve got you covered with a session that explains the ins and outs of what you need to know to stay compliant with the PPA.
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Lara Kalwinski, Policy Associate and Director of National Standards at the Council on Foundations and Dawn Brown, Executive Director of the Community Foundation of Grant County will discuss what community foundations need to do to pass National Standards.
Do donors ever ask to make a change to a fund? Have you ever said “yes” to a fund you wish you hadn’t? What about funds that are too small and too old? How does variance power really work anyway? This webinar will clear up the mysteries about changing funds – what you can do, what you can’t, and the proper procedures to make sure it’s all legal.
The Investment Management Code of Conduct for Endowments, Foundations, and Charitable Organizations outlines ethical responsibilities for the sound management of longer-term financial assets.
This report from the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation offers four key steps to demystifying corporate social responsibility: Fit, return, simplicity, and promotion.
This report discusses how employees' perceptions of their organizations' concern for community and environment are linked to their level of organizational commitment.
This report includes the first ever set of measurable guidelines that will help foundations and other institutional grantmakers operate ethically and maximize the impact of their dollars. It attempts to answer the questions: What differentiates an exemplary foundation from the rest of its peers? What can foundations do to improve its relevance to nonprofits, the economically and socially underserved Americans and society as a whole?
A sample document detailing the core values of the Betty and Davis Fitzgerald Foundation including restrictions on participation on nonprofit/grantee boards.