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In October 2018, Lilly Endowment Inc. announced GIFT VII, a major new initiative for community foundations. Lilly Endowment has supported the development and growth of Indiana community foundations for over 25 years.
A significant new element of this initiative is a focus on community leadership. In 2019, each community foundation will receive at least $50,000 for community leadership planning work. The Endowment is also open to community foundations using some of the grant for internal capacity building in preparation for community leadership work.
This page contains links to resources for community foundations.
Solid, effectively administered HR policies and procedures are a critical component of nonprofit and foundation governance, and serve as an indicator of overall organizational health. This session breaks down human resources into legal basics that are easy to understand and tips that are simple to implement. Explore policy manual requirements, discuss how often to update your policies and learn how to effectively and consistently administer those policies.
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.
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.