Thinking about entering the world of Twitter, but not sure whether it’s a good use of your time? Not sure what to tweet about, who to follow, or how to measure and maximize the value of your time spent on social media? In this month’s edition of Family Giving News, we’re delighted to share the perspectives of family philanthropy leader @KateWolford, long-time president of the @McKnightFdn.
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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.
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.
The economic downturn of 2008 sparked new urgency for nonprofits to explore strategic alliances. Responding to the needs of organizations for guidance — and resources to pursue a collaboration or merger — in 2010, a group of funders formed the Catalyst Fund for Nonprofits (CFN, the Fund). Managed by Nonprofits Finance Fund (NFF), the Fund has received seed capital from five funders totaling $1.9M. To date, six CFN collaborations have been implemented, three have chosen not to move forward, and the remaining six are in varying stages of development.
Making Connections was the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s signature place-based, community-change initiative of the 2000s. It sought to build on previous work and launch an effort focused firmly on the framework of family strengthening.
Donors get pitched a lot, and food-related funding can be a complicated space. Our food compass aims to clarify the space. It identifies the four primary social impact areas where donors seek change: health & hunger; environment; vibrant communities; and rights & equity.
KIDS COUNT®, a project of the Annie E. Casey Foundation, is a national and state-by-state effort to track the status of children in the United States. By providing policymakers and citizens with benchmarks of child well-being, KIDS COUNT seeks to enrich local, state and national discussions concerning ways to secure better futures for all children.
The Annie E. Casey Foundation explains its two-generation approach to reducing poverty.
Schneider Downs presentation on the health care tax credit.
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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.