Youth Philanthropy Needs-Assessment Survey (The Leelanau Township Community Foundation)
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A guide to election-related activities for 501(c)(3) organizations.
The Center for Community Solutions lays out the fiscal implications of an aging Ohio.
The Internal Revenue Service today issued interim guidance regarding the treatment of qualified transportation fringe benefit expenses paid or incurred after Dec. 31, 2017.
Studies examining the role of philanthropic foundations in advancing social change have primarily focused on the impact of foundations’ financial resources, but few scholars have analyzed how foundations also leverage social mechanisms to advance and legitimate desired change. We conceptualize philanthropic foundations as agents of change, known as institutional entrepreneurs, to illuminate the social mechanisms they employ in pursuit of institutional change.
A funder guide on improving environmental conditions for health.
GEO explains how grantmakers can evaluate community change.
Grassroots grantmaking is a place-based grantmaking strategy that is simple yet powerful. Quite simply, it utilizes modest grants and common sense to help people reclaim their place as change-makers in their own community. It is about community engagement at the most human level. The strategy supports the determination and passion of people to actively join with their neighbors to create the community that provides the supportive environment they need to live the life that they want.
Ultimately, this report is intended to spark thinking, conversation, and action about the potential role of indicators to support the healthy development of young children—not just in Bremerton and Boston, but in communities across the country. The indicators and themes identified reflect a broad understanding of a changing field—where the health of a whole system enables the healthy development of young children, where indicators can be used to understand and address inequities across racial and cultural groups, and where a common language facilitates enhanced communication and coordination on behalf of all kids. This report aims to inspire the range of early childhood actors to see the value of early learning indicators in their work and to motivate them to use existing and emerging indicators to ensure that all children are nurtured, supported, and prepared for success in school, work, and life.
Schneider Downs presentation on the health care tax credit.
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.
In today’s workplace, people throw around the term “Corporate Social Responsibility” pretty freely without really knowing what it means. The term was coined in the 1950s, and originally was based on corporate reporting for environmental and consumer protection. Although that is still an important element of CSR, the definition has expanded to include corporate charitable outreach, specifically how companies are giving back to their communities.
CSR reports are enormous undertakings. They are months in the making, involve high-level strategic planning, and require complex logistical coordination. Companies spend valuable time and resources putting reports together. Yet broach “reporting” with many CSR executives, and their eyes float off into the distance and a fleeting smile wipes across their face