Sample of a real estate gift acceptance policy.
Sample of fund procedures from Ashland County Community Foundation
The following Bylaws are intended as a sample for your organization to use as a guide in developing similar Bylaws appropriate for your school district. Included below are sections that are applicable to, and should be included in, all school Endowment Fund Bylaws – specifically: Relationship to Board (Chapter I-B), Advisory Board Responsibilities (Chapter I-D), Advisory Board Terms (Chapter II-A & B), Donations (Chapter III-A & B), Disbursements (Chapter IV-A), and Application Process (Chapter IV-B).
Sample fund agreement.
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.
Field of Interest Funds provide the board of trustees with discretion regarding the disbursement of grants within a geographic area or to serve a specific cause. Field of Interest Funds allow flexibility in grant selection, enabling grants to support organizations meeting the needs of our residents as identified by the Fund Agreement.
Information to guide the establishment and operation of charitable funds benefiting a charitable organization, educational institution, or governmental agency.
Information to guide the establishment and operation of charitable funds that support student education scholarships.
Philanthropy Ohio kicks off its 2015 effort with Rep. Sears presenting her vision and plan for passing Endow Ohio, the bill that would create a tax credit for gifts to endowments at eligible community foundations. Community foundation leaders and lobbyist Andy Herf explain the strategy for passage and how others can get involved.
Donor-Initiated Fund Raising Guidelines from Marion Community Foundation