Finance and Office Administrator Position-- Hiring PT
Job Posting – Finance & Office Administrator, The County Foundation The County Foundation is one of 201 community foundations across Canada, offering collaborative leadership and funding to support initiatives that benefit our community. Our ongoing work as an asset-builder and grant-maker provides a strategic perspective…
Successor advisor form
Does anyone have a successor fund advisor form that they could share? This would be a form that a fundholder would complete to make clear their wishes should they pass away. And what is your process for collecting them?
Charting Projected Giving/Workflows
Hi Compass, I'm wondering how others are understanding and charting their projected giving. We're currently struggling to understand what our next year looks like in terms of paying out installments, and how heavy our reporting workflows will be because there isn't a straightforward way to track estimated/anticipated…
Donor Recognition Policy / Stewardship Strategy examples?
Hello! Here at the South Sask Community Foundation are currently reviewing/revising our donor recognition policy and stewardship strategy. If you have a copy of either you would be willing to share, that would be greatly appreciated! Most curious to know how you segment donors for stewardship: by giving amounts, by type of…
POLL: What time of year does your organization prepare its budget?
Are you on a calendar year budget and do your budget planning in the fall? Does your fiscal year end in May and you work through budgets early in the year? Vote in this anonymous poll, and share additional details on your processes below!
Advice for using & implementing Nonprofit Directory
Hello colleagues and happy new year! We will be implementing the Nonprofit Directory later this year and would welcome any advice, suggestions, or lessons learned from those of you using it. A specific question I have is this: Do you have a maximum time length (i.e. 90 days, 6 months, etc.) you keep funding…
Second Semester Scholarships
Help us settle a debate. We have a number of scholarships that are paid in the student's second semester (usually January). Should the payment of these scholarships be counted toward the year they were awarded, or the year they were paid? For example: a student graduates in 2023 and is awarded a scholarship to be paid…
Agency funds training
Hi all, We're creating a webinar for our nonprofit agency funds to review the basics of the funds (if they're new to the org/org's board, or need a refresher), answer FAQs, and remind them of the nonprofit support services we offer. We also try to meet one on one with these nonprofits, but we know frequent turnover…
Out of Country Scholarships
Hello! Does your Foundation have a policy for scholarships when the University is out of the country? For example, a US student, that meets all of the requirements of the scholarship, but the University they are planning to attend is located in a different country. (Note: This is not a Study Abroad program). How do you…
Looking for a general "intake form".
Can anyone share a link to or attach a general "intake form" that your foundation uses for an initial call or email about starting a scholarship or new fund.