Blog posts from May 2016

Foundation Transparency: Game Over?

Foundation Transparency: Game Over?

May 24, 2016

Over time, the IRS will phase in a mandatory digital filing requirement for all Forms 990, and the intent is to release them all as open data. In other words, that which is born digital will be opened up to the public. The big takeaway is to know your 990-PF (or 990 for community foundations) because it may soon become one of your foundation's key communications vehicles.

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"Know Thyself" Before Collaborating

May 24, 2016

Before successful partnerships can be established, an organization must first "Know Thyself." We have rounded up some articles that will help you know your organization better, find examples, and communicate your successful partnerships well.

Next Week at Foundation Center San Francisco (May 9-13)

May 6, 2016

Here's what's coming up at Foundation Center San Francisco!

Classroom:
AFP Broadcast - Full Speed Ahead! Lessons from the Fast Lane in Taking Your Small Shop to the Next Level
Tuesday, May 10, 10:00-11:30 am

Should Major Gifts Be Staff or Volunteer Driven?
Thursday, May 12, 10:00-11:30 am

Webinar:
Introduction to Corporate Giving
Wednesday, May 11, 11:00 am-12:00 pm

Livestream:
Should Major Gifts Be Staff or Volunteer Driven?
Thursday, May 12, 10:00-11:30 am