Connecticut Council for Philanthropy (CCP) manages a listserv for the Development Officer Network. The listserv is an active forum to post and answer questions related to fundraising and development. To facilitate knowledge-sharing and build a respectful online and offline community, CCP has created listserv guidelines.
In Open for Good: Knowledge Sharing to Strengthen Grantmaking, grantmakers make a strong case for foundations to openly share knowledge as an integral and strategic aspect of philanthropy.
The Connecticut School Finance Project's new release, Funding Formula Guidebook, is a comprehensive guidebook that examines the components of an equitable school finance system and how Connecticut can achieve fair funding for its more than 540,000 public school students.
In this guide, contributors share strategies for structuring a collaborative to fit its purpose, building strong relationships and resolving conflicts, and figuring out if the collaborative you're in is working. Contributors also offer ample proof that collaboratives are leading the field in bringing the voices of nonfunders - grantees, intended beneficiaries, experts, and others - into the process of making grants.
A list of topics to include in an organization's employee handbook, presented by Lori Angelo, New England Payroll Services, LLC at the Foundations Administrators Network meeting on September 17, 2015.
The Foundation Planning Guide covers 14 scenarios that high-net-worth clients commonly face that directly affect their investment planning, tax and estate planning, and charitable planning, and it shows how a private foundation can be used to address them.