A guide to election-related activities for 501(c)(3) organizations.
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The Center for Community Solutions lays out the fiscal implications of an aging Ohio.
Sample performance review form
Partnerships that include “access to justice” as a strategy can address poverty more effectively by extending the impact of narrowly-focused social service approaches supported by funders. During this webinar, you will hear examples of successful Ohio collaborations that advance desired outcomes in health, education, housing and jobs through civil legal aid.
Schneider Downs presentation on the health care tax credit.
This report presents information on a broader group of foundations, the 33 Ohio foundations that focus a majority of their activity on health. It also provides snapshots of key initiatives and collaborations of health funders.
Sample donor advised funds document from Greene County Community Foundation.
List of youth philanthropy programs.
An engaged employee is one that feels a positive connection to her employer, which influences her to care more about the work she does and therefore put more effort into excelling at her work over the long term.
Each year in the United States, tens of millions of children, disproportionately low-income, go without seeing a dentist. This lack of access to dental care is a complex problem fueled by a number of factors, with two different dentist shortages compounding the issue.
This report focuses on these determinants and the overall health outcomes for adults aged 65 and older, a large and expanding portion of the general population. Optimal health for older adults involves creating a healthy life that allows individuals to flourish to the best of their abilities, maintain their independence and autonomy as long as preferred, and respect their needs and desires as life draws to an end.
The United States now stands on the cusp of important expansion in access to affordable health insurance coverage that was promised in the enactment of federal health reform legislation in 2010. As actors and stakeholders throughout the health system prepare for a surge in the insured population, leaders are looking ahead to the looming challenges that will move to center stage as the crisis of the uninsured recedes: How can we reduce the heavy burden of health care cost growth on our nation’s families, employers, state budgets, and federal health care programs? And, in the face of significant disparities in health outcomes across population groups and between the United States and other developed nations, how can we strengthen our health system to provide better care and better health for all?
The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation launched the Kauffman Campuses Initiative (KCI) in December 2003 to encourage new, interdisciplinary entrepreneurship education programs throughout American colleges and universities. The Foundation sought to make entrepreneurship a campus-wide experience, to help schools become more entrepreneurial, and to ensure that thousands of students on diverse campuses would begin to see their own knowledge and resources from a more entrepreneurial perspective. Eight universities were part of KCI when it launched in 2003.
This paper seeks to identify ways to better connect two disparate realities that can be found side by side in America today: the growing needs of struggling communities and the vast but detached institutional wealth to which they are home. While communities across the United States continue to suffer in the wake of the financial crisis and the Great Recession, huge pools of investment capital are often to be found sitting right next door.
Questions about Requirements for Exempt Organizations to Disclose IRS Filings to the General Public
Impact investing (also referred to as “social finance”, “social impact investing”, “blended value investing” or “impact finance”) has gained significant momentum in recent years. As we move through the first quarter of the twenty-first century, this is perhaps the biggest idea to renew the relevance of finance for the real economy and social progress. Estimates indicate that impact investing could become a new asset class or investment style that will grow to USD 1 trillion by the end of the decade.
This paper focuses on family investing through family offices and foundations. Data was compiled from 17 research interviews in August of 2012 with trustees and staff of family foundations and offices as well as investment advisors and consultants.
For family foundations and a growing number of donor-advised funds, preparing the next generation for involvement brings special concerns —and exciting opportunities. Succession is reported to be the single most
important issue facing family foundations, according to nearly half (48%) of respondents to the Association for Small Foundations 2011 Foundation Operations and Management Report.
This report addresses how governments that hire charitable nonprofits to deliver services and then reimburse them for less than reasonable indirect costs undermine the ability of nonprofits to deliver high quality services. It reviews research documenting that such an approach erodes communities and offers practical solutions that governments at all levels can adopt to strengthen the government-nonprofit contracting relationship while ensuring higher-performing partners and cost savings for taxpayers.