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  • Report | Council of New Jersey Grantmakers
    Social Justice Giving Honors Our Roots and Strengthens Communities This whitepaper examines the latest data to identify trends in social justice philanthropy among family foundations Audience Family Foundation Topic Family Philanthropy Building a Culture of Capitalization in Your Organization Building a Culture of Capitalization in Your Organization is written for nonprofit arts organizations and shares findings from NFF s study of 36 capital grants made by the Kresge Foundation between 2010 and 2012 Audience Program Staff Topic Grantmaking Recommendations for Capital Grantmakers Recommendations for Capital Grantmakers is written for arts funders who are looking to make smart and impactful investments Audience Program Staff Topic Grantmaking Benchmarking Foundation Governance Benchmarking Foundation Governance shares data and infographics on crucial topics related to foundation governance including composition member expertise structure involvement and characteristics of meetings Audience Executive Staff Topic Governance Building Collaboration from the Inside Out This publication is focused on building an organization s collaboration muscles It offers guidance on steps grantmakers and nonprofits can take to adopt a collaborative mindset and align values and practice so they can be better partners in collaboration Audience All Funders Topic Strategy Collaboration Building Public Private Partnerships to Enhance Disaster Resilience A Listening Session On October 5 2015 Building Public Private Partnerships to Enhance Disaster Resilience A Listening Session was convened by the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response ASPR Division for At Risk Individuals Behavioral Health and Community Resilience ABC and co hosted with Grantmakers In Health GIH This is a summary of the final meeting report Audience All Funders Topic Hurricane Sandy Newark Philanthropic Liaison Reports to the Field Over the past seven years the Newark Philanthropic Liaison has leveraged 48 million for Newark Read more about the Liaison s work in these reports Topic Strategy Collaboration How Can We

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  • Technology | Council of New Jersey Grantmakers
    Audience All Funders Topic Technology Bromelkamp Company Integrated Grants Management Software Demo Join Bromelkamp Company to learn about how their software solutions facilitate the work of more than 200 grantmakers internationally including private and family foundations public and community foundations corporate giving programs and more Audience All Funders Topic Administration Technology CNJG Online Member Directory Tutorial CNJG s member directory is now online Learn how to use this valuable tool to search for and connect with your peers This webinar is for CNJG Members only Audience All Funders Topic Technology Tech Jobs for All Exploring the Promise Pitfalls of Technology Training in the United States This report examines the reasons for the tech training hype and proposes a taxonomy of training programs cataloging best practices from each program type The report also identifies challenges that organizations employers and the government will need to address to ensure these expanding programs accurately meet market demand and look to the future of tech training more generally Audience All Funders Topic Administration Technology Foundation s Guide to Grants Management Software This guide introduces grantmakers to the benefits of software automation and provides them with tools to use when considering a move to a new grants management system Audience All Funders Topic Administration Grantmaking Technology Website Tutorials Learn how you can register for events online sign up for a network search the member directory for organizations and colleagues who have the same interests and update your profile Topic Technology CNJG Listserve Listing Policy The Council of New Jersey Grantmakers offers listserve services as a benefit of CNJG membership The Listserves Membership Policies contain information on using the listserves Topic Technology Integrated Foundation Information System Hosted Service Providers and Software Looking to upgrade your grants management technology This chart details major foundation information system providers and

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  • Presentation | Council of New Jersey Grantmakers
    on September 9 2013 and concluded on November 4 2013 Audience All Funders Topic Hurricane Sandy Post Sandy Funder Briefing Call Written Summaries Series 1 This weekly conference call series welcomed New Jersey based grantmakers along with national funders and provided an opportunity for grantmakers to hear from a wide range of experts in the field of disaster philanthropy This series started on November 5 2012 one week after Sandy struck New Jersey and continued through March 25 2013 Audience All Funders Topic Hurricane Sandy Post Sandy Funder Briefing Call Written Summaries Series 2 This weekly conference call series welcomed New Jersey based grantmakers along with national funders and provided an opportunity for grantmakers to hear from a wide range of experts in the field of disaster philanthropy This series started on September 9 2013 and concluded on November 4 2013 Audience All Funders Topic Hurricane Sandy Building Public Private Partnerships to Enhance Disaster Resilience A Listening Session On October 5 2015 Building Public Private Partnerships to Enhance Disaster Resilience A Listening Session was convened by the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response ASPR Division for At Risk Individuals Behavioral Health and Community Resilience ABC and co hosted with Grantmakers In Health GIH This is a summary of the final meeting report Audience All Funders Topic Hurricane Sandy Are You Creating Space for Young Leaders to Lead If your organization is positioned to engage young leaders or if you are a young leader yourself your peers offer the following pointers for creating a welcoming space with opportunities to learn and build confidence Audience Executive Staff Topic Administration 2014 State of the Sector Surveys Nonprofit Finance Fund s Annual Survey chronicles the challenges facing the nonprofit sector and calls out some of the targeted investments we can start

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  • Resource Guide | Council of New Jersey Grantmakers
    to help small nonprofits It includes useful checklists worksheets and tips on how to use data to tell your story Audience All Funders Non Profit Staff Topic Communications Foundation s Guide to Grants Management Software This guide introduces grantmakers to the benefits of software automation and provides them with tools to use when considering a move to a new grants management system Audience All Funders Topic Administration Grantmaking Technology Family Philanthropy Online Knowledge Center In partnership with the National Center for Family Philanthropy CNJG members have complimentary access to Family Philanthropy Online a web based knowledge center that provides practical advice and knowledge on a variety of relevant topics Audience Family Foundation Topic Family Philanthropy Corporate Giving Guide Employee Fundraising Crowdfunding This guide is designed to educate you about crowdfunding offer best practices and advice and provide a measurable roadmap to help you effortlessly create and implement a crowdfunding campaign for your company s employees to participate in for GivingTuesday or your other holiday giving campaigns Audience Corporate Giving Topic Grantmaking Essentials of Impact Investing A Guide for Small Staffed Foundations Essentials of Impact Investing A Guide for Small Staffed Foundations addresses those challenges and highlights those opportunities The guide demystifies the process of designing and implementing an effective impact investing strategy offering advice tools and real world examples of impact investing by foundations with few or no staff Audience All Funders Family Foundation Topic Finance Philanthropy Advocacy Playbook This publication provides information on 11 benefits and conversation starters about philanthropic advocacy and lobbying Specifically it answers your questions about legal rules and provides concrete examples templates resources and tips Audience All Funders Topic Public Policy Tools for Steering Committee Working Groups This toolkit includes a number of tools for Steering Committee Working Groups as they form determine strategic direction

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  • Disaster Philanthropy Playbook | Council of New Jersey Grantmakers
    the Cabinet PolicyWorks OMB Uniform Guidance Healthcare Conversion Study News Grant Seekers You are here Home Resources Disaster Philanthropy Playbook Disaster Philanthropy Playbook Publication Date January 2016 Source s Center for Disaster Philanthropy The Disaster Philanthropy Playbook is the comprehensive resource of best practices and innovative approaches to guide the philanthropic community in responding to future disasters Designed as a multimedia interactive online magazine the Playbook compiles ideas and approaches from multiple organizations and is an evergreen resource designed for continued updates and knowledge building Community planning civic rebuilding legal services housing addressing the needs of vulnerable populations working with local state and federal government mitigation and preparedness are some of the common issues faced by communities post disaster that are covered in detail in the Playbook The Playbook also allows organizations to prepare for all phases of a disaster What can we do to plan and prepare our community What about mitigation How do we help build a resilient community What should we think about in the months and years after a disaster as we undertake the arduous path of recovery The Disaster Philanthropy Playbook is a joint project of the Center for Disaster Philanthropy and Council of New

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  • Best Practice | Council of New Jersey Grantmakers
    All Funders Topic Grantmaking Investment Forum Materials from CommonFund From the Commonfund these white papers on investment policy statements spending policy board governance and risk tolerance together with their most recent studies of investments at private and community foundations operating charities and nonprofit healthcare organizations are made available though CNJG s Investment Forum for Foundations and Endowments Audience All Funders Topic Finance Echoing Justice Communications Strategies for Community Organizing in the 21st Century These models provide examples of advocacy focused efforts that could have useful implications for funding collaborative communications strategies and infrastructure in grassroots organizing groups Audience Corporate Giving Family Foundation Topic Communications Trends Strategies to Engage Employees in Greater Giving Trends and Strategies to Engage Employees in Greater Giving finds that companies are creating new giving models to attract younger employees and to ensure their programs remain relevant and vibrant Audience Corporate Giving Topic Administration Getting More from Measurement Five Insights for Social Innovators This piece captures five key insights to guide organizations as they develop ongoing Measurement Learning and Evaluation plans to achieve greater social impact Audience Corporate Giving Family Foundation Topic Administration Grants Management Getting More from Measurement Five Insights for Social Innovators This piece from ORS Impact captures five key insights to guide organizations as they develop ongoing Measurement Learning and Evaluation plans to achieve greater social impact Audience All Funders Topic About Philanthropy Grantmaking Employee Engagement 5 Trends Shaping Employee Social Impact Programs Employee engagement through cause is a vital means by which to strengthen employee relationships enhance employee morale and even build critical skill sets and expertise Plus employees are hungry for ways to get involved in cause Topic Administration A Short Course on Grassroots Grantmaking A Short Course on Grassroots Grantmaking was written for Grassroots Grantmakers by Janis Foster Richardson and E

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  • Case Study | Council of New Jersey Grantmakers
    Staff Topic Grantmaking Learning Together Actionable Approaches for Grantmakers This publication takes an in depth look at what it means to open our learning and evaluation practices to grantees other funders community members government agencies and others involved in the work Audience All Funders Topic Grantmaking Program Evaluation Investment Forum Materials from CommonFund From the Commonfund these white papers on investment policy statements spending policy board governance and risk tolerance together with their most recent studies of investments at private and community foundations operating charities and nonprofit healthcare organizations are made available though CNJG s Investment Forum for Foundations and Endowments Audience All Funders Topic Finance A Smart Investment in Human Capital This case study examines the experience of the Corporation for Supportive Housing as it worked with the nonprofit consultancy AchieveMission to understand and adopt better human capital management plans and practices Audience All Funders Topic Administration Learning to Lead This report from the James Irvine Foundation provides practical tools to help you take on leadership roles in your community with insights and experiences from a variety of community foundations Audience Community Foundation Topic Administration Lessons Learned for Funders of Advocacy Efforts Evaluations In this report the Colorado Trust and Innovation Network chronicle the Trust s strategy for funding advocacy and provide a strategic evaluation for their successes and failures Audience All Funders Topic Grantmaking How Can Grantmakers Focus on Nonprofit Talent to Grow Impact How Can Grantmakers Focus on Nonprofit Talent to Grow Impact explores the importance of supporting nonprofit talent development the unique talent needs of nonprofits seeking to grow their impact and how grantmakers can help Audience All Funders Topic About Philanthropy Strategy Collaboration Collaborative Funding for Greater Impact Grantmakers for Effective Organizations Collaborative Funding for Greater Impact explains the mechanics of forming and managing a

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  • Website | Council of New Jersey Grantmakers
    frequent contributor to many nonprofit technology web sites and magazines Beth has authored chapters in several books including Psychology of Facebook Applications and Managing Technology to Meet Your Mission A Strategic Guide for Nonprofit Leaders Audience All Funders Topic Communications Foundation Funding for U S Democracy This new nonpartisan resource provides data about foundations and their democracy related grantmaking in a structured contextualized and visual format Foundation Funding for U S Democracy was created through a partnership of eight funders in the field including the Rita Allen Foundation and is being developed by the Foundation Center Audience All Funders Non Profit Staff Topic Grantmaking Strategy Collaboration Grantmaker Issue Oriented Resources Issue oriented resource guides for funders dealing with the aftermath of a disaster Audience All Funders Disaster Relief Resources and Links Disaster relief information and resources for funders or individuals who want to support organizations responding to Hurricane Sandy Collaboration Between Foundations and Government These links and materials are presented as guides to help facilitate foundations and government agencies seeking partnerships or engagements to support mutual goals Topic Strategy Collaboration GrantSafe A free service from Foundation Source to verify a grantee s status to ensure your recipient is IRS compliant Audience All Funders Topic Grantmaking New Media Toolkit This curated collection of online tools tutorials and resources is designed to help nonprofits and ethnic and community news organizations navigate the often intimidating and ever evolving new media landscape Audience All Funders Topic About Philanthropy Communications The Collaboration Prize The Collaboration Prize is a 250 000 national award designed to identify and showcase models of collaboration among nonprofit organizations It was created and funded by The Lodestar Foundation in collaboration with members of t Audience All Funders Topic Strategy Collaboration Annie E Casey Foundation s Kids Count Data Center Through the

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