2017 Ohio Community Foundation Roster
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Marcus Owens presentation about Low-profit Limited Liability Companies (L3C)
A guide to election-related activities for 501(c)(3) organizations.
Query: A Philanthropy Ohio colleague is requesting suggestions for an auditing firm. They are interested in a company experienced in working with organizations at the $10 million level. Their foundation will be experiencing an annual audit for the very first time.
Post Back answers for listserv question: What is your community foundation’s spending policy percentage for 2014? When was the last time this percentage was changed? How do you communicate the change to endowed fund donors?
The Springfield Foundation (401)K Summary Plan Description
Is any type of retirement program offered at smaller foundations, and if so, what type of plan? Is there an employer contribution or match involved?
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Philanthropy Ohio’s quarterly print newsletter features a cover story on two members who are serving on school district academic distress commissions as well as profiles of the new board members and 2017 philanthropy award winners.
Query: A Northeast Ohio-based, small staff, family foundation is seeking advice from peers within the Philanthropy Ohio network on recommended facilitators to guide the foundation trustees through a planning retreat. The ultimate goal is to develop a strategic plan that will assist the foundation in narrowing its funding focus.
A sea change is underway in our nation’s approach to dealing with young people who get in trouble with the law. Although we still lead the industrialized world in the rate at which we lock up young people, the youth confinement rate in the United States is rapidly declining. In 2010 this rate reached a new 35-year low, with almost every state confining a smaller share of its youth population than a decade earlier.
Sample document of a corporate limited funds declination letter.
Designated Funds name in the Fund Agreement one or more organizations to receive grants. The Fund can also establish a ‘back up plan’ to award grants should the originally benefiting organization(s) cease to exist.
To view report, click PDF below.This Passages Issue Brief chronicles the experiences of the Eckerd Family Foundation, which operated in Tampa, Florida from 1998 to 2012. Organized from its inception as a limited life foundation, the Eckerd Family Foundation took a bold and strategic approach to using its assets to create significant change on issues affecting young people, including juvenile justice, foster care, and education.
Listserv Query question about liability insurance beyond their normal D & O policy.
The Rockefeller Foundation's portfolio of program-related investments are shared in this new publication.
Donor-Initiated Fund Raising Guidelines from Marion Community Foundation