- resource provided by the Forum Network Knowledgebase.
Search Tip: Search with " " to find exact matches.
This page contains materials on Community Leadership Working with Government for community foundations.
What is a “supporting organization” and how is it used by a community foundation? This webinar will review the basic concept of a supporting organization and why it can be useful for community foundations. The various types of supporting organizations will be described with an explanation of which type is appropriate for different situations. In this webinar you will review the steps involved in creating a supporting organization and the ongoing work involved in managing one. A comparison of supporting organizations with donor-advised funds and private foundations will also be provided.
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.
This webinar discusses the variety of Management Liability Insurance coverages and issues that a Foundation needs to consider in order to protect their board, their managers, and their organization’s assets.
CFLeads President and CEO Deborah Ellwood and past program participants Chris Barge, Vice President of Strategic Initiatives, Community Foundation Boulder County and Juanita James, President & CEO, Fairfield County’s Community Foundation discuss CFLeads as the only national organization focused solely on community foundations and offering a range of customizable learning opportunities available to strengthen community leadership capacity, including:
This page contains GIFT Phase VII information for Indiana community foundations.
Don Macke, formerly with the Center for Rural Entrepreneurship and now with e2 Entrepreneurial Ecosystems and NetWork Kansas explores a promising national development framework called Prosperity Communities and the roles that community foundations can play in simulating and supporting community prosperity.
In this webinar, Harwood’s Vice President for Promise and Impact, Damien Conners, will highlight the resources and capacity-building opportunities Harwood can offer Indiana community foundations as they seek to more deeply understand, and play a role in responding to, the shared challenges and opportunities of their communities.
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.
Finance staff play an important role in the human resource function of the foundation. This webinar focuses on questions concerning the difference between exempt and nonexempt employee classification, health savings plans vs. flexible spending plans, determining when temporary employees receive benefits, and steps you can take when an employee performance issue arises.