Blog posts tagged with Transparency
Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation leverages a venture capital philanthropy model to solve complex social issues. Christy Chin, Managing Partner at DRKF helps find, fund, and support early stage social entrepreneurs whose ideas have the potential to drive systems-level change.
Countless ideas are abandoned because entrepreneurs could not find the proper funding or mentorship to build their idea from a mere thought to a reality. June Sugiyama, director of Vodafone Americas Foundation, reports that this is where the philanthropic sector is well positioned to take risks, and can help fill the gap by providing grants to new social impact ideas and start-ups.
Foundation Center’s new California Foundation Stats dashboard, is a free, online tool that allows anyone to access hundreds of charts and tables on the size, scope, and giving priorities (and much more) of California foundations.
A new overtime rule will go into effect on December 1, 2016. Under it, an increased number of salaried employees must receive overtime pay for work exceeding 40 hours per week. Here are some of the organizations that have created resources to help nonprofit employers determine how the new rule affects them.
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.
Learn what's new about GuideStar's redesigned Nonprofit Profiles from its president and CEO, Jacob Harold.
Steven Lawrence, director of research at Foundation Center, discusses the issue of transparency at grantmaking public charities and foundations.
Know which tax documents are subject to public disclosure, which ones are widely available online, and how to obtain copies of the ones that aren't.