The Ohio Board of Regents presents their report, entitled “Advancing Ohio’s Innovation Economy.” It comes out of the work of the Regents’ Commercialization Task Force, the culmination of eight months of intense effort by thirty-two state leaders in technology commercialization, venture capital, finance and higher education.
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Find out what you need to know about the changes that make this year’s 990-PF more complex than ever. As filing deadlines approach for most foundations, you’ll appreciate having the most current information and explanation of how to avoid common mistakes in completing the federal form.
A new guide reviews the basics as well as 2013 changes that impact completing your Form 990.
Sample IRA rollover letter from Springfield Foundation (2015)
The 2014 Tracking Report (2016) explores the scope and character of foundation funding for LGBTQ issues in the calendar year 2014.
Foundations of varying types, sizes, geographic concentrations, and issue emphases increasingly incorporate younger workers into their grantmaking staff through a number of models. One such model is through time-limited, entry-level fellowship positions. The Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation and The Duke Endowment each offer two fellowship positions. Another foundation—the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust—recently created two assistant research positions intended as two-year fellowships with similar objectives.
Within the nonprofit sector, foundation jobs are frequently looked upon with envy. Foundation staff are seen to control substantial resources, have opportunities to hobnob with leaders in their fields and communities, and enjoy great influence. Perhaps because of this—because foundation jobs are seen as so plum—there has been little effort to understand the experiences of foundation staff.
Through our survey research and on-the-ground work with nonprofits, we’ve learned that many Fairfield County nonprofit organizations are working together collaboratively. Programmatic partnerships, back office consolidation and full-scale mergers are all happening in our region.
The Profile of the Professionals 2013 looks at the job satisfaction, professional development, motivations, and compensation of people working in corporate citizenship roles. This year’s findings reflect the progress and pathways of those professionals working to advance corporate citizenship.
In this report Ericsson ConsumerLab looks at the latest generation to enter the workforce – the Millennials. In particular, we focus on those aged 22-29 who are currently in employment. This generation will have a profound impact on working life in the future, as well as bringing new skills into the workplace. We examine their attitudes and behavior, and in particular their affiliation with communication and technology.
Sample of a multi-year grant agreement
When the Connecticut Council for Philanthropy’s (Council) auditor received an unexpected August 2008 call from representatives of the Connecticut Society of Certified Public Accountants (CSCPA), the conversation was exciting and enticing: approximately 500 of Connecticut’s nonprofits could potentially save millions of dollars in annual state-mandated auditing fees.
Sample of Lubrizol Foundation's employee volunteer recognition program.
Sample document- multiyear grant agreement
A GEO guide describing how funders support nonprofit financial sustainability.
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