Charging a Fee vs. Spreading Expenses out amongst the funds
Hello, We are a Community Foundation with roughly 130 funds. Some are unrestricted, some managed and some are temporarily restricted. We do not charge any fees to manage these funds, rather we just pass on expenses from our Financial Advisor and operating costs to the funds on a percentage basis. Can I ask the pros and…
Coffee Talk: How does your grantmaking foundation manage change?
You face daily choices amidst the constant changes in philanthropy. How do you decide which change to embrace and which to dismiss as a fad? Which changes—whether systems or processes—will create space for the essential, impactful work supporting your mission? As we review our processes and explore new granting strategies,…
Grant application request for bank acct. information
Could someone tell me if it's normal practice for a grant application to request all your bank account information? I'm a newbie an with all the scams these days.... The grant maker is on Grant Station and appears to be legitimate in every other way. Thank you.
Job Opening: Development Officer!
Hello, The Community Foundation of Northern Colorado is hiring for a Development Officer who will provide fundraising experience and expertise to the existing Development team! You can see the job description and apply here: https://nocofoundation.org/careers/
Review Simply Generosity
https://www.simplegenerosity.org/ Does anyone have a review they'd like to share about Simply Generosity? It sounds like a wonderful organization, but before we share all our banking information I'd like to research a little. Thank you for your time and efforts,
Hello from the Rio Grande Valley!
Hi all, my name is René Ballesteros and started as Development Manager with Latinos in Heritage Conservation in late June! We are growing national nonprofit and I currently work remote in South Texas. I worked as a graduate fellow with LHC in the spring, and I loved their mission and vision. I am excited to be helping with…
Contact List Management
How do others deal with external and internal contact list management, between Foundant and Excel for example?
Finance Associate - the Community Foundation of Greater Chattanooga
About the Foundation For almost 60 years, the Community Foundation of Greater Chattanooga has strengthened the community by transforming generosity into lasting change. It exists to connect donors’ passions and their values with purpose, so that they can have a meaningful impact on the community. The mission of the…
Dear Compass Community,
I have recently decided to accept a new opportunity and will be moving on from Foundant. I have thoroughly enjoyed being Foundant's community manager for the last 3.5 years. Starting Compass from scratch and seeing it grow to where it is now has been a really cool experience. I want to thank YOU for all your contributions…
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