The Accountability Self-Assessment Tool is a comprehensive resource to help staffed private foundations ensure that they are complying with key federal laws and regulations and assess how well they are engaging in generally recommended good practices for being accountable to the public. The materials consist of a questionnaire, check list, worksheet, glossary and resource list. The questionnaire, available by component or in one complete document, and the entire selection of tools are available in the following sections.
Accountability Self-Assessment Tools for Staffed Private Foundations
Sign on Form - Guiding Principles for Connecticut Grantmakers
Haven't signed on the Guiding Principles for Connecticut Grantmakers? Use this form to show that you subscribe to the eight principles, and send it to the CCP office. Your organization will be listed with funders who have already signed on.
Guiding Principles and Effective Practices for Connecticut Grantmakers
Guiding Principles and Effective Practices for Connecticut Grantmakers is a concise resource listing the eight guiding principles for Connecticut grantmaker accountability and suggested effective practices.
Connecticut PolicyWorks Case Study - Supporting Nonprofit Partners
Public Act 09-102 was signed into law June 2009. Read the Connecticut PolicyWorks Case Study, Supporting Nonprofit Partners, about the collaborative work of the Council, several nonprofit associations and Connecticut policymakers to increase the audit threshold for nonprofits from annual revenues in excess of $200,000 to $500,000.
10 Ways Foundations Can Work with the Public Sector
Foundations and state and local governments have a long history of working together and a common goal of supporting the quality of life in their communities.
Public Policy Engagement Continuum
This useful chart with accompanying definitions shows a full range of possible advocacy activities for foundations.