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Donor Advised Funds

Publication date: 
07/01/2009

The report provides national and state level information on assets held in donor advised funds and grantmaking for 2008 and 2009 by community foundations.

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The Door Has Opened: New Form 990 Creates Strategic Opportunities and Risks for Nonprofit Organizations

Publication date: 
06/01/2009

This article guides nonprofit staff and board members to be alert to the new Form 990 changes' strategic implications and to have tools to manage them successfully. If prepared, nonprofit organizations can capitalize on the opportunities created by the increased transparency. If unprepared, they may be unnecessarily subjected to potentially damaging external risks.

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Funding Nonprofit Organizations That Lobby

Publication date: 
01/01/2005

The letter and this explanatory document are intended to help grantmakers, nonprofit managers, and advisors to foundations and other nonprofits better understand lobbying opportunities and limits under federal law. Please note that the letter and this document contain information pertinent to both private and community foundations.

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Budget & Financial Planning Tool

The SCAN Foundation developed this set of tools--a Budget Assumptions Worksheet, Budget and Financial Planning Workbook Instructions, Budget and Financial Planning Workbook and Indirect Cost Worksheet--to assist community-based organizations in developing project-specific budgets, determining both expense and potential revenues over a 5-year time frame.

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