These are links to some other organizations helping articulate the needs of the nonprofit and philanthropic sectors.
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This North Star Fund report illustrates how several national and local funders have worked together to support community organizing and advocacy groups working together in coalition.
New York Foundation the connectivity between advocacy groups and community members.
Ford Foundation's Philanthropy Program Officer, Chris Cardona, examines the structure and capacity of philanthropic organizations.
This report, documenting a June 2011 Wallace Foundation conference of foundation-supported arts groups, researchers and others, provides some potential answers about what works — and what doesn’t — in developing audiences for and building participation in the arts.
From the Using Financial Statements Together with IRS Form 990 to Understand Your Potential Grantees event, this is a sample of an except organzation's finiancial statment.
Peter Murray provides a guide sheet on how organizations can scale for social change.
In this GrantCraft guide, grant makers from a wide range of funding organizations describe their experiences as supporters of new nonprofits, or start-ups. Find out how they negotiated the path from idea to organization, and what they learned along the way about how to solve problems and help an organization sustain itself into the future. Contributors to this guide also offer their recommendations for capacity-building resources on the Web.
Patten's work is part of the Affordable Care Act's best guess for curbing ballooning healthcare costs. The particular program that Stephen Esan is part of is a "Pioneer ACO (Accountable Care Organization)," which attempts to improve how care is delivered to some of the most complex Medicare recipients. Montefiore's is the most successful so far in terms of savings.
The Ford Foundation will be part of a new nonprofit, the Foundation for Detroit's future, which will administer the $366 million in private money pledged as part of a "Grand Bargain" to save the Detroit Institute of Art's collection from the auction block.
Nonprofit Quarterly examines critical legislation that should be monitored over the next few months.
An Urban Institute analysis of the type of nonprofit organizations that ceased operations during Great Recession by revenue range and subsector shows that international organizations suffered the largest increase in closure rates, while human services experienced the smallest increase.
Charities, foundations, businesses and community centers will all give back on December 2 as part of the #GivingTuesday initiative.
Grantmakers who fund community organizing say it's the best option when you want to promote civic engagement and support lasting solutions to a community's problems. Yet many funders, concerned about the ability to measure its impact and effectiveness, hesitate to take up community organizing as a strategy. In this guide, funders and organizers discuss what makes community organizing unique and uniquely effective, how to manage grantee relationships over time, understanding the value of process, and the grantmaker's special role in fostering change.
Nonprofit Finance Fund has received a $485,000 planning grant for the first year of the project, focused on the development of a multi-phased, comprehensive initiative to help small-to-midsize arts organizations navigate, adapt and thrive amid ever-changing economic conditions.
Aisha Moodie-Mills to take the helm at the Victory Fund and Institute.
The study examines the use of technology to reduce income inequality.
Altogether, the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals made 847 grants to 636 organizations in 49 states during the first six months of this year. (ASPCA Vice President of Grants Management Michael Barrett is also quoted in this article.)
New, streamlined procedures for getting tax-exempt status from the IRS might be a boon to journalists looking to get in to the world of nonprofit news.