313 Results for “community” in Knowledge Center

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Where We Bank Matters: A Community Bank Guide for Nonprofits

June 2, 2022
This guide aims to encourage nonprofits to be intentional about banking relationships. It includes insights from Leap Ambassadors and other social-sector leaders on what to look for in community banking relationships; specific, actionable steps organizations can take when considering a partnership with such institutions; and examples of community banks working in communities, particularly in underinvested communities Read More
Knowledge Center | Report

Moving Toward Equitable Funding Practices Findings from Research on Community Foundation Practices

October 6, 2021 | Lori Bartczak
Community foundations can play a powerful role in connecting high-net-worth donors with local organizations working to advance community needs—especially organizations led by people of color. Connecting donors to organizations that are providing leadership and meeting critical needs in the community is one way community foundations can help donors ensure their giving is having local impact and can help strengthen the Read More
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Community Board Member Interest Form

July 9, 2021
Online form designed to allow applicants to the Panta Rhea Foundation’s community board position the chance to share their backgrounds and skills that could help further the foundation's work. Read More
Knowledge Center | Report

Trends 2020: Community Interaction & Communication

November 19, 2020
This excerpt from NCFP’s Trends 2020 study shares data and analysis regarding various US family foundation giving trends, including external communications, communications tools, outside perspectives, and much more. Increasingly, family foundations are finding new ways to communicate and engage with the communities they support. Many families are also considering the benefits of being more transparent with their philanthropy, but others feel that Read More
Knowledge Center | Case Study

Community-Centric Youth Philanthropy: A Case Study of Greater Worcester Community Foundation’s Youth for Community Improvement Program

This case study aims to demonstrate how youth philanthropy can be an avenue to democratize philanthropy while it simultaneously benefits young people. We invite readers to explore Youth for Community Improvement, a youth grantmaking program at Greater Worcester Community Foundation, from the vantage points of young people who participate in the program and their adult supporters. Read More