This Midwest Community Foundation Webinar hosted by the Council of Michigan Foundations explored these timely questions: What is your purpose as a grantmaker now and into the future? How are you adapting your grantmaking to stay accountable to your community, particularly Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) communities? What is the story that your foundation wants to tell about this experience five years from now?
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View this Midwest Family Foundation Webinar hosted by Indiana Philanthropy Alliance to learn what next gen donor research tells us about how they want to be engaged in family giving, how they are learning and crafting their philanthropic identities, how they think about stewardship and legacy and what you can do to help them become the donors we all need them to be.
The Spring 2021 Philanthropy Review edition features the latest trends in Ohio giving; an update on the Cleveland Black Futures Fund; announces a new DEI assessment for members; and welcomes several new women leaders to their jobs in philanthropy.
Watch this Midwest Corporate Giving Webinar and discover tactics for sorting through the technology options and learn strategies to identify a platform that best aligns with your corporate program. Presented by Council of Michigan Foundations.
Economic development can be a challenge, and in rural places there are unique factors that create both barriers and opportunities. Watch this Midwest (Tri-State) Community Foundation Series Webinar to learn about the Rural Economic Development Cohort, a partnership program with the Council of Michigan Foundations and the Community Economic Development Association of Michigan, and how this experience helped participating foundations engage their communities.
Community foundations invite donors and fundholders to respond to both immediate crises and long-range leadership opportunities, but how do we best steward, retain and advise those donors? Watch this Midwest (Tri-State) Community Foundation Series webinar presented by Indiana Philanthropy Alliance to learn more.
It is essential that any community foundation involved in the administration of donor-advised and scholarship funds have a thorough understanding of the Pension Protection Act. This Midwest (Tri-State) Community Foundation Webinar was presented by Phil Purcell, our lawyer on call, who explained the Pension Protection Act and more.
This Midwest Family Foundation Webinar shared how to navigate the most common “red flags” as you lead your private foundation. Webinar presented by Council of Michigan Foundations.
This Midwest Corporate Giving Webinar presented Toyota’s social innovation strategy that blends its mission and company needs with team members’ passion and needs of the community. Webinar presented by Indiana Philanthropy Alliance.
This Midwest Corporate Giving Webinar Series presentation demonstrates how to align your corporate strategy with philanthropic investments and partnerships. Directors from Bank of America shared how to positively impact the communities where you invest while maximizing your philanthropic initiatives to the benefit of your employees and organization.
This webinar recording explores the corporate giving landscape, including racial equity initiatives, and how these practices are applied in business and corporate environments.
This community foundation listserv collection details the member responses listing the African American community funds, Hispanic funds, Black funds and other race-specific funds at their community foundations.
The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA) was signed into law by President Biden on March 11, 2021, providing $1.9 trillion in COVID-19 economic relief funding and addressing myriad aspects of U.S. health and welfare. Philanthropy Ohio's government consultants at Byers, Minton & Associates provided the attached breakdown of the recovery package.
On Wednesday, March 16, the Ohio Senate passed three bills, which distributed almost $890 million in federal pandmic aid. Philanthropy Ohio's government consultants at Byers, Minton and Associates provided the attached breakdown of the bills and how much money will go to Ohio communities.
Watch the recording of Philanthropy Ohio's Legislative and Budget Update webinar where we heard about policies important to the philanthropic sector and what to expect as the legislature deliberates over the state's $160B all-funds biennium budget. Philanthropy Ohio's government consultants at Byers, Minton & Associates walked through legislative priorities and we shared our budget policy agenda.
Watch the recording of Philanthropy Ohio's March Redistricting Meeting where we explored how Ohio will draw its state and federal legislative districts as a result of the 2020 census. We heard from John Mitterholzer of The George Gund Foundation and Greg Bennett of Byers, Minton and Associates.
Read answers from the community foundation listserv to the question: for foundations that use a percent of moving average computation to determine spending (e.g., 12 trailing quarters), how do you handle funds that are newer than 12 quarters?
This resource from the Community Foundation of Shelby County is a donor survey sample document pertaining to the satisfaction of fund holders, DAFs, scholarships, professional advisors and other donors.
NewsLine is published monthly for members of Philanthropy Ohio.
Philanthropy Ohio's Legislation in Focus provides a summary of House Bill 1 (Callender, Sweeney), better known as the newest iteration of the school funding plan, which creates a new financial system for Ohio school districts and other entities that provide primary and secondary education.