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  • Resources | Council of New Jersey Grantmakers
    of Grantmakers This workbook from Idealware and NTEN addresses the disconnect between the tactical work of collecting and tracking data and the strategic work of defining and using the data for the organization s mission Resource Type Sample Document Template Topic Grantmaking Learning to Lead Publication Date May 2013 Posted By Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers 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 Resource Type Case Study Research Topic Administration 2013 Facing Our Future Report and Documents Publication Date April 2013 Posted By Council of New Jersey Grantmakers Resource Type Report Topic Strategy Collaboration Diversity Inclusion and Effective Philanthropy Publication Date February 2013 Posted By Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers This guide from Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors suggests that funders can make their grantmaking more responsive and efficient by combining the concepts of diversity and inclusion with basic due diligence Resource Type Best Practice Topic About Philanthropy Diversity Equity and Inclusion Expanding Minds and Opportunities Publication Date February 2013 Posted By Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers Expanding Minds and Opportunities is a collection of articles presenting examples of effective practices programs and partnerships demonstrating the power of afterschool and summer learning opportunities to support student success Resource Type Research Topic About Philanthropy Funding Area Children Educational Youth Development Gender Transformative Philanthropy Publication Date February 2013 Posted By Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers Attention to the role of gender is most useful with programs that seek to change unhealthy behaviors such as reproductive health and teen pregnancy gender based violence substance abuse and educational under achievement Resource Type Best Practice Topic Grantmaking Funding Area Public Social Benefits Women and Girls Snapshot Trends and Strategies to Engage Employees in Greater Giving Publication Date January 2013 Posted By Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers Snapshot Trends and Strategies to Engage Employees in Greater Giving reveals the most dramatic shift in employee giving over the past decade Resource Type Best Practice Research Topic Grantmaking Helping Grantees Build Management Skills Publication Date January 2013 Posted By Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers Funders can support effective leadership in grantee organizations and foster good management practices by offering resources for training and coaching to build the capacity of nonprofits Resource Type Best Practice Resource Guide Topic Grantmaking Cultivating Emerging Philanthropic Leaders Publication Date January 2013 Posted By Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers This toolkit from North Carolina Network of Grantmakers gives practical information on establishing a fellowship program to support the next generation of foundation leaders Resource Type Best Practice Resource Guide Topic Administration The Economic and Fiscal Impacts of Hurricane Sandy in New Jersey Publication Date January 2013 Posted By Council of New Jersey Grantmakers This report estimates the macroeconomic and fiscal impacts of Hurricane Sandy on the economy of New Jersey using the R ECON forecasting model of the state s economy The model consists of more

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  • Resources | Council of New Jersey Grantmakers
    Practice Issue Briefing Research Topic Finance Learn Foundation Law Publication Date October 2012 Posted By Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers The legal staff at the Packard Foundation Gates Foundation Hewlett Foundation and Moore Foundation developed this free first of its kind resource which covers the basic legal rules around what staff are allowed to fund and engage in at a private foundation Resource Type Resource Guide Topic Administration Governance Strategic Co Funding An Approach for Expanded Impact Publication Date October 2012 Posted By Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers Although co funding is not a new idea recent efforts have contributed to a more sophisticated understanding of how to ensure that co funding arrangements have the desired impact This report is part of Grantmakers for Effective Organizations Scaling What Works initiative Resource Type Research Topic Strategy Collaboration 2012 Camden Funders Survey Publication Date August 2012 Posted By Council of New Jersey Grantmakers Resource Type Report Funding Area Camden Funders Grantees Limited Engagement with Foundations Social Media Publication Date August 2012 Posted By Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers This report from the Center for Effective Philanthropy collects survey responses from more than 6 000 grantees about their experiences with foundations social media Resource Type Report Topic Communications Grantmaking Lessons Learned for Funders of Advocacy Efforts Evaluations Publication Date August 2012 Posted By Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers 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 Resource Type Case Study Topic Grantmaking Needle Moving Community Collaboratives A Promising Approach to Addressing America s Biggest Challenges Publication Date August 2012 Posted By Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers By enlisting all sectors to work together a new kind of community collaborative is making strides toward tackling powerful social issues in communities Resource Type Best Practice Topic About Philanthropy Strategy Collaboration Collaboration Between Foundations and Government Publication Date July 2012 Posted By Council of New Jersey Grantmakers These links and materials are presented as guides to help facilitate foundations and government agencies seeking partnerships or engagements to support mutual goals Resource Type Resource Guide Website Topic Strategy Collaboration 2011 Mid Atlantic Foundation Benefits Salary Summary Report Publication Date June 2012 Posted By Council of New Jersey Grantmakers This report contains compensation data for positions at community private family and independent public and corporate foundations and other staffed grantmaking entities Resource Type CNJG Documents Reports Report Topic Administration Building Stronger Nonprofits Through Better Financial Management Publication Date June 2012 Posted By Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers This report from the Wallace Foundation that recommends that funders boost payments for overhead reduce burdens and invest in building nonprofits financial management capabilities in order to help grantees build strength through better financial management Resource Type Research Topic Finance Funding Area Children Gender Transformative Philanthropy Publication Date June 2012 Posted By Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers Attention to the role of gender is most

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  • Resources | Council of New Jersey Grantmakers
    2012 Posted By Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers Find key terms frequently used to describe philanthropy in this glossary developed by the Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers Resource Type Resource Guide Topic About Philanthropy Best Practices for Family Foundations with Geographically Dispersed Board Members Publication Date January 2012 Posted By Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers This study by the Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University investigates how family foundations manage governance decision making and especially daily work activities when the number of local board members diminishes Resource Type Best Practice Case Study Topic Governance Diversity Inclusion and Effective Philanthropy Publication Date January 2012 Posted By Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers This guide from Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors suggests that funders can make their grantmaking more responsive and efficient by combining the concepts of diversity and inclusion with basic due diligence Resource Type Best Practice Resource Guide Topic Diversity Equity and Inclusion Endowments Code of Conduct Publication Date January 2012 Posted By Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers The Investment Management Code of Conduct for Endowments Foundations and Charitable Organizations outlines ethical responsibilities for the sound management of longer term financial assets Resource Type Resource Guide Topic Governance Seeking Shared Success Business Model Innovation through Mergers Affiliations and Alliances Publication Date January 2012 Posted By Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers The purpose of this report from CF Insights is to provide guidance to those interested in examining the potential for shared success through mergers affiliations and alliances Resource Type Research Topic Strategy Collaboration Developing a Disaster Response Plan Publication Date November 2011 Posted By Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers A five step guide to formalize your organization s response to disasters Resource Type Best Practice Resource Guide Topic Administration Funding Area Disaster Response Relief Accounting Procedures Manual Template Publication Date November 2011 Posted By Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers An Accounting Procedures Manual template created by Deborah Cooper and Meredeth Clark of the California and Steve Zimmerman C P A Resource Type Resource Guide Sample Document Template Topic Finance Engaging the Family in Your Philanthropy Publication Date October 2011 Posted By Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers Read this blueprint for family engagement providing strategies and approaches to involving the next generation Resource Type Case Study Topic About Philanthropy Family Philanthropy GrantSafe Publication Date October 2011 Posted By Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers A free service from Foundation Source to verify a grantee s status to ensure your recipient is IRS compliant Resource Type Resource Guide Website Topic Grantmaking New Media Toolkit Publication Date October 2011 Posted By Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers 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 Resource Type Website Topic About Philanthropy Communications Living Into Your Strategic Plan A Guide to Implementation That Gets Results Publication Date August 2011 Posted By Forum of Regional Associations of

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  • Resources | Council of New Jersey Grantmakers
    was designed to help the state s philanthropic community understand their ethical legal and fiduciary requirements and obligations Resource Type CNJG Documents Reports Resource Guide Topic Governance Solpath and Idealware Grants Management System Reports Publication Date December 2010 Posted By Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers This is a series of reports and research produced by Solpath and Idealware that provides consumer reporting and analysis of grants management systems vendors Resource Type Research Topic Grantmaking Technology Confronting Systemic Inequalities in Education Publication Date November 2010 Posted By Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers This report from NCRP discusses how philanthropy can more effectively use limited resources to help reform and improve school systems with specific focus on inequality in access and opportunities among underserved students Resource Type Report Topic About Philanthropy Public Policy Funding Area Educational Family Involvement The Spectrum of Options Publication Date November 2010 Posted By Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers An article by Alice Buhl introduces a wide range of models from which families can choose to determine how to compose board staff or advisory committees Resource Type Research Topic Administration Family Philanthropy GIA s National Capitalization Project Publication Date November 2010 Posted By Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers This report from Grantmakers in the Arts discusses practices that arts funders have adopted which have inadvertently contributed to the chronic undercapitalization of the sector and suggests practices for the future Resource Type Research Topic Grantmaking Funding Area Arts Culture Humanities Put Your Mouth Where Your Money Is Talking About the Value of Strategic Giving Publication Date November 2010 Posted By Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers Put Your Mouth Where Your Money Is a report from the Philanthropy Awareness Initiative describes how foundations can talk about the value they bring society in a way that speaks to more than the money they grant Resource Type Research Topic Grantmaking From Big Ideas to Big Change Publication Date October 2010 Posted By Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers Foundations are committing more resources than ever before to communicating about their work and missions yet grantees continue to give funders low marks when it comes to fostering a clear understanding of what the foundation is trying to accomplish and where they fit in Resource Type Sample Document Template Topic Communications Executive Summary 2010 Deloitte Volunteer IMPACT Survey Publication Date September 2010 Posted By Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers The business community sees the promise of workplace volunteerism and in fact has very high expectations for what volunteerism can accomplish But are high expectations enough Resource Type Research Topic Management Leadership Development A Compass in the Woods Learning through Grantmaking to Improve Impact Publication Date September 2010 Posted By Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers This research into the state of philanthropic learning finds that foundations over invest in stand alone learning activities and publishing lessons learned at the end of a program Resource Type Research Topic Finance Annie E Casey Foundation s Kids Count Data Center Publication

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  • Resources | Council of New Jersey Grantmakers
    Topic Governance Strategy Collaboration Disrupting Philanthropy Technology and the Future of the Social Sector Publication Date June 2010 Posted By Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers This study published by Duke University explores the immediate and longer term implications of networked digital technologies for philanthropy Resource Type Research Topic About Philanthropy Technology Early Warning Why Reading by the End of Third Grade Matters Publication Date June 2010 Posted By Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers This report from the Annie E Casey Foundation calls for a renewed emphasis on reading success by outlining the challenges issuing recommendations and providing state level data to help stakeholders rally around this critical call to action Resource Type Research Funding Area Children Educational Youth Development Do Nothing About Me Without Me An Action Guide for Engaging Stakeholders Publication Date June 2010 Posted By Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers Copublished by Grantmakers for Effective Organizations and IISC this guide argues the value of engaging diverse stakeholders highlights grantmakers who are bringing stakeholders into the center of their work and offers a variety of tools to help grantmakers better engage grantees community mem Resource Type Best Practice Resource Guide Topic Grantmaking How Companies Manage Sustainability McKinsey Global Survey Results Publication Date June 2010 Posted By Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers More than 50 percent of executives consider sustainability managing environmental social and governance issues very or extremely important in a wide range of areas including new product development reputation building and overall corporate strategy according to the latest McKinsey survey Resource Type Report Topic Administration Moving Beyond the Money News Coverage that Conveys a Broader Vision of Foundations Publication Date June 2010 Posted By Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers From the Philanthropy Awareness Initiative the first case study analyzes a NPR story about the launch of a Ford Foundation project and examines the steps that helped make it more than a transactional news item Resource Type Case Study Topic About Philanthropy Communications Your Toolkit for Successful Evaluations Publication Date May 2010 Posted By Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers This resource has been designed and assembled by the Macro International evaluation team with the support of the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation as a starter kit to promote the integration of effective evaluation into grantmaker education programs Resource Type Sample Document Template Topic Grantmaking Funding Area Disaster Response Relief Advancing Community Leadership Through Donor Engagement Publication Date May 2010 Posted By Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers Advancing Community Leadership Through Donor Engagement highlights five community foundations working creatively with donors Resource Type Research Topic Strategy Collaboration Community based Philanthropy and the Knight Foundation Information Challenge Publication Date May 2010 Posted By Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers This report explores how through the Knight Community Information Challenge community and place based foundations are incorporating community information needs into their work for the benefit of both their communities and foundation missions and strategies Resource Type Research Topic Strategy Collaboration Doing Good with Foundation

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  • Resources | Council of New Jersey Grantmakers
    of Regional Associations of Grantmakers PolicyTool is a social media policy generator that simplifies the process of creating guidelines that respect the rights of your employees while protecting your brand online Resource Type Sample Document Template Topic Public Policy Essentials of Foundation Strategy Publication Date December 2009 Posted By Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers This report identifies defining elements of strategic foundation leaders characteristics of their plans communications grantmaking and assessments need to back strategic plans with logic models and challenges Includes excerpts of interviews and case summaries Resource Type Case Study Research Topic About Philanthropy Communications Grantmaking Funder Collaboratives Why and How Funders Work Together Publication Date December 2009 Posted By Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers 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 Resource Type Case Study Topic Strategy Collaboration A User s Guide to Advocacy Evaluation Planning Publication Date October 2009 Posted By Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers A User s Guide to Advocacy Evaluation Planning was developed for advocates evaluators and funders who want guidance on how to evaluate advocacy and policy change efforts Resource Type Best Practice Resource Guide Topic Grantmaking Women s Giving Circles Reflections from the Founders Publication Date August 2009 Posted By Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers Women s Giving Circles Reflections from the Founders adds the valuable perspective of personal narrative to understanding the growth of giving circles over the past ten years Focused on the motivations challenges and opportunities of the 18 giving circle founders interviewed the booklet is a testament to two factors that propelled this grassroots phenomenon media interest and the powerful women s social network Resource Type Research Topic Grantmaking Funding Area Women and Girls Investing in Nonprofit Mergers Alliances Publication Date June 2009 Posted By Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers This brief explores the world of nonprofit mergers and alliances from a donor focused perspective Resource Type Issue Briefing Research Topic Finance The Impact of Giving Together Giving Circles Influence on Members Philanthropic and Civic Behaviors Knowledge and Attitudes Publication Date March 2009 Posted By Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers Released by the University of Nebraska at Omaha the Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers and the Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University The Impact of Giving Together specifically examines the impact of giving circles on members giving and civic engagement Resource Type Research Topic Grantmaking Criteria for Philanthropy at Its Best Publication Date March 2009 Posted By Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers This report includes the first ever set of measurable guidelines that will help foundations and other institutional grantmakers operate ethically and maximize the impact of their dollars It attempts to answer the questions What differentiates an exemplary foundation from the rest of its peers Resource Type Best Practice Topic Grantmaking Ten Basic Steps to Starting a Giving Circle Publication Date March 2009 Posted

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  • Resources | Council of New Jersey Grantmakers
    funding area topic or audience For example if you are looking for a case study select that resource type then filter by funding area audience or topic to refine the results Please note the search box below only searches resources If you re looking for news or events use the search box in the upper right corner to search the entire site resource provided by the Forum Network Knowledgebase Search Tip Search with to find exact matches Engaging Diverse Communities Publication Date January 2001 Posted By Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers The guide shares and explains the experiences of several institutions that broadened their donor bases services and programs by reaching out to diverse communities The publication focuses on the African American Asian American Latino and Native American communities Resource Type Issue Briefing Topic Diversity Equity and Inclusion NY NJ Area Common Application Form Posted By Council of New Jersey Grantmakers Resource Type Sample Document Template NY NJ Area Common Report Form Posted By Council of New Jersey Grantmakers Resource Type Sample Document Template Camden Research and Reports Posted By Council of New Jersey Grantmakers A list of resources and websites for the Camden funding community Resource Type Report Research Funding Area Camden Funders CNJG Membership Application Packet Posted By Council of New Jersey Grantmakers Our complete membership dues packet Resource Type CNJG Documents Reports Pages first previous 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 Subscribe to Resources Learn Programs for Funders Event Calendar Collaboration Toolbox Resources CNJG Foundation Map Resource Type Research 88 Best Practice 59 Resource Guide 50 Report 44 Sample Document Template 34 Case Study 29 Issue Briefing 15 Website 15 Presentation 12 CNJG Documents Reports 10 Funding Area Disaster Response Relief 19 Seniors Aging 7 Children 6 Arts Culture Humanities 4 Educational 4

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  • Guiding Beliefs & Principles for New Jersey Grantmakers | Council of New Jersey Grantmakers
    Conversations with the Cabinet PolicyWorks OMB Uniform Guidance Healthcare Conversion Study News Grant Seekers You are here Home Resources Guiding Beliefs Principles for New Jersey Grantmakers Guiding Beliefs Principles for New Jersey Grantmakers Publication Date June 2007 This includes insights and tips related to board governance legal compliance grantee communications fiscal responsibility public disclosure and many other key areas of foundation governance and operations It is intended to serve as

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