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Community Foundations–a new way of thinking about charity, philanthropy and working with clients

February 9, 2022

Community foundation whitepaper
Charities have an essential function in our communities, delivering a range of social services that would be difficult to provide on a purely commercial or a state-run basis. Essentially, they fill the gaps in society (often by partnering with government) that are not already cared for by central or local government.

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New Zealand Red Cross

New Zealand Red Cross is part of the world's largest and oldest humanitarian organisation, working for the good of all people, independent of race, state, religion or politics. Our mission is to improve the lives of ordinary people in extraordinary circumstances, whether it's delivering a meal in a New Zealand town or providing medical care in Syria.

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Illinois Nonprofit Principles and Best Practices 2020

whitePaper | January 9, 2020

Nonprofit organizations serve a critical role in today’s society by providing opportunities for advancing divested and underserved populations, facilitating volunteerism and civic engagement, and developing innovative approaches to solving complex issues--to name a few. In order to effectively serve the community, however, nonprofits must balance maintaining their commitment to excellence, equity, and accountability while successfully realizing their missions, managing resources, and executing proper governance. In order to help Illinois nonprofits strike this balance, set forth on the following pages are thirteen key principles of nonprofit governance, followed by best practices for consideration in effectuating on these principles.

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Jump on Board: High-performing not-for-profit boards in fundraising

whitePaper | February 5, 2020

Melissa is former Global Fundraiser of the Year (IFC, 2011) and Australian Fundraiser of the Year (FIA, 2011). She has facilitated philanthropic giving across education, the arts and health, and worked with hundreds of donors in Australia, Asia and the United States. Melissa has led four fundraising programs from start-up to established, from Powerhouse Museum and Sydney Opera House in the arts, to University of Technology, Sydney and RMIT University, in education.

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Nonprofits: A Mission of Service

whitePaper | November 10, 2019

The drive to create a nonprofit organization often comes from a place of passion and is often profoundly personal. The efforts required to make that passion a reality, though, are quite practical, requiring attention to detail and a good deal of paperwork. Just as you’re passionate about your organization and its mission, “you have to be equally passionate about the paperwork, because if you leave one thing out, it can cost you,” said Villanova University assistant teaching professor Wesley Proctor, EdD.

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Three Components Of The Nonprofit Tech Stack

whitePaper | December 12, 2019

Your donors have entrusted you with their hard-earned money and they expect you to acknowledge them and their contributions. If you interpreted that to be a manual process, like looking up donors to make sure you’re updating the correct record, you may have the wrong technology stack.

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Nonprofit Pharmaceutical Companies: Background, Challenges, and Policy Options

whitePaper | January 29, 2020

To address high drug prices and the challenges they create for access to drugs, organizations have been exploring and working to create nonprofit pharmaceutical companies. These nonprofit companies prioritize drug access and affordability in the United States as core components of their mission. In the current federal policy landscape, however, there are specific incentives for the operation of for-profit pharmaceutical companies that do not similarly benefit their nonprofit counterparts, as well as several other barriers to sustainability for nonprofit companies.

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The Big Fundraising Secret

whitePaper | August 2, 2021

You’ll learn how traditional fundraising BLOCKS overall revenue growth and KEEPS you from reaching your overall revenue goals every year. There's also a checklist on Page 8 where you can assess if you need to make fundamental shifts in your current Funding Model & Fundraising Activities.

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Spotlight

New Zealand Red Cross

New Zealand Red Cross is part of the world's largest and oldest humanitarian organisation, working for the good of all people, independent of race, state, religion or politics. Our mission is to improve the lives of ordinary people in extraordinary circumstances, whether it's delivering a meal in a New Zealand town or providing medical care in Syria.

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