National Standard 21: The Board Oversees Donor Education and Engagement

A community foundation educates and engages donors in identifying and addressing community issues and grantmaking opportunities.

Key Elements 

21.1 Please indicate which of the following donor education opportunities your foundation has provided in the last two years?

  • Planned Giving Seminar
  • Individual gift planning with a third party professional
  • Community Foundation Open House
  • Community Foundation Information Session
  • Site Visits
  • Donor Reception
  • Community conversation
  • Other [please list]
  • None (cannot submit)

21.2 Submit at least three examples of donor outreach that discuss community issues or needs and opportunities for charitable giving or grants.  Samples may include solicitation letters, a convening of donors, the annual report, a video, and screenshots of webpages or other materials.