Sample Affiliate Agreement
Getting Started With Evaluation
To know what works (and especially what works well) a community foundation must evaluate the effectiveness of its grants. Learn about the different types of evaluations and decide which will work best for your organization.
Getting Involved In Public Policy
A community foundation is uniquely positioned to participate in the public policy process. Learn how to use your leadership role to make a significant difference on the issues you already address through grantmaking.
Expenditure Responsibility Decision Tree
Use this decision tree to help you determine if expenditure responsibility is required when making grants to organizations from donor advised funds.
Learn how to develop (or improve) your community foundation's strategy for keeping donors engaged and teaching donors how to give wisely.
Designing a Development Plan
Use this document to help your community foundation outline a plan for its goals and strategies for developing resources.
Planning Ahead for CEO Succession
Succession planning is an opportunity to evaluate what works at your community foundation, identify areas in which you can improve, and plan for the future. This document will help you prepare for your next CEO transition.
Developing an Asset Allocation Strategy
Although asset allocation can seem complex and overwhelming, community foundation staff and board members have a responsibility to oversee the investment management process. Use this document to help you navigate the asset allocation process.
Comparing your administrative fees to those of other similar foundations can help streamline your own fee calculation and collection process.