A broad study commissioned in 2007 by the Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers of the characteristics, benefits, and impact of giving circles across the country.
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Recording for The Basics of Supporting Organizations
This tool for unstaffed foundations includes an accountability self-assessment and a legal checklist. It is divided into nine topic sections, each of which is divided into three levels, which can help foundations tailor the tool to meet their specific interests and needs. Also included are an Excel spreadsheet to help tabulate responses, an extensive accountability resource list, and a glossary of key words and concepts used in the tool.
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We support two signature programs that focus on special topics of interest: Giving Indiana Funds for Tomorrow (GIFT) and the Youth Philanthropy Initiative of Indiana (YPII).
Our members have access to a collection of books on philanthropy and grantmaking housed at the IPA Lending Library. The following is a selection of available books.
We are the preeminent champion of philanthropy in Indiana. Collectively, our members have the unique potential to transform Indiana through effective philanthropy, and IPA is their collective voice.
GIFT is an initiative of the Lilly Endowment, through which the Endowment has supported the development of a community foundation in each of Indiana's 92 counties.
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Indiana Philanthropy Alliance (IPA) is a nonprofit membership association of and for the state’s philanthropic grantmaking community.
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.