The budget process is a critical component of sound financial management. Find tips to help your organization develop and maintain a healthy budget from Third Sector New England.
For tax preparers of the 990-PF, highlights those areas most commonly completed incorrectly and provide explanations and directions for proper completion.
Each year regional associations must submit at 990 tax form. The sample materials below will help with 990 preparation.
Seven tips for running a successful family foundation by Advisor Perspectives.
Resource for top officers who sign the Form 990-PF to understand the important safeguards they should undertake before signing the tax return.
PowerPoint slides from a teleconference on the re-designed IRS form 990.
This guide by Jonathan Peizer, president of Internaut Consulting, provides tips for evaluating technology grant proposals.
The Forum's 2012 990 tax form as submitted to the IRS.
The information that foundations provide each year to the IRS may soon become "open" and freely available to anyone who wants it. Are foundations ready for this impending era of openness?
Find out how to read IRS Form 990 and the ten most significant items of information found in it.
List of resources on communications and disclosure issues.
What does effectiveness mean to foundations? Explore definitions, challenges, and tips for evaluating foundation effectiveness.
This ebook provides practical tips for moving your organization to online applications.
Resource guide for regional associations of grantmakers on how to produce and use a regional giving study.
Funded by the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, the Forum's Effectiveness and Accountability initiative sought to increase philanthropic effectiveness and fulfillment of the public trust, at the regional level.
What can grantmaker do to help their grantees manage executive transitions more effectively? Get tips and best practices from Grantcraft.
Newspaper op-eds are an inexpensive and powerful tool for reaching policymakers and the public. Get tips for writing effective op-eds from the Benton Foundation.
How can your organization implement budget cuts without compromising it's mission? Find tips and best practices for developing a strategy for budget cuts.
How should a grantmaker proceed when they take over a longstanding program only to learn that it needs to be slimmed down and made more effective? Get tips from a casestudy on water management from Grantcraft.
How can you use the Internet to help you further your organization's nonprofit mission? Find articles, tools, and tips on best practices on the Internet from TechSoup's Using the Internet Learning Center.