This study by the Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University investigates how family foundations manage governance, decision making, and, especially, daily work activities when the number of local board members diminishes.
Looking for advice on grant proposal writing? Explore a tutorial on the basics of writing a grant proposal from the Minnesota Council on Foundations.
This fact sheet explains what activities count as lobbying under federal tax law for private foundations.
This fact sheet has tips for private foundations using social media for policy change.
Learn how community foundations may engage in and support advocacy and lobbying.
Indiana is home to twenty colleges and universities that offer at least one fully online bachelor’s degree. Most of these schools also offer fully online master’s and doctoral programs. This resource provides a complete view of the online program landscape in Indiana so you can walk away understanding what each institution is really about and what makes each different.
AFJ works to ensure that the federal judiciary advances core constitutional values, preserves human rights and unfettered access to the courts, and adheres to the even-handed administration of justice for all Americans. It is the leading expert on the legal framework for nonprofit advocacy efforts, providing definitive information, resources, and technical assistance that encourages organizations and their funding partners to fully exercise their right to be active participants in the democratic process.
Independent Sector is the leadership network for nonprofits, foundations, and corporations committed to advancing the common good. Our nonpartisan coalition’s networks collectively represent tens of thousands of organizations and individuals locally, nationally, and globally.
Includes salary tables for Indiana foundations as well as 7-state tables.
These profiles highlight the economic importance, diversity, and community impact of the charitable sector in each of the 50 states.
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View the recording and slides.
The Principles for Good Governance and Ethical Practice outlines 33 principles of sound practice for charitable organizations and foundations related to legal compliance and public disclosure, effective governance, financial oversight and responsible fundraising. The Principles should be considered by every charitable organization as a guide for strengthening its effectiveness and accountability.
The Resilient Organization, developed with the Center for Disaster Philanthropy, is a holistic guide to IT disaster planning and recovery. This e-book is intended for organizations that are preparing for a disaster, as well as those that need to rebuild and maintain operations after a disaster.
The Center for Disaster Philanthropy has partnered with Foundation Center on an interactive dashboard, which provides an analysis of disaster-related funding by foundations, governments, corporations and individuals. The data presented illuminates funding trends, exposes some of the imbalances in where and when contributions are made to help donors make more strategic decisions about their investments in the full life cycle of disasters, including preparedness and recovery efforts.
The Association of Corporate Contributions Professionals (ACCP) is an independent organization providing services and support for corporate contributions, community relations, and employee volunteer managers.