A joint product of the Council on Foundations and the European Foundation Centre, this publication suggests eight principles plus practical tips for grantmakers to consider when responding to emergency situations.
In this paper, an attorney recalls what motivated Congress to place severe restrictions on private foundations and reviews the process of shaping the private foundation legislation and its eventual passage.
Learn what philanthropy is doing—or should be doing—in rural communities to growing assets and improve education, health, and the environment.
The Complete Guide brings together and updates the information, guidance, and tips found in Grantmaking Basics I and II with more essential tools for grantmakers.
This updated reference guide will help you understand legal issues concerning fundraising activities, including liability concerns and compliance with state and federal contribution rules.
Built on Principle will help family foundations achieve excellence using the Stewardship Principles for Family Foundations as a blueprint for excellence.
Family foundations can find opportunities even in times of great change and crisis. Facing Forever will arm you with the tools, stories, and resources to help you prepare for current and future transitions. At the very least, the difficult issues it raises will help get your board talking about and planning for highly personal and highly probable possibilities.
The Giving Family offers parents dozens of simple family activities to teach children of any age how to give their time, their talents, and (yes!) their money to people and causes they care about