Foundation management

March 23, 2010 by Abigail
October 2007, 32 pages. Independent Sector, 1200 Eighteenth Street NW, Suite 200, Washington, DC, 20036, 202-467-6100, www.independentsector.org Read More...
March 16, 2010 by admin
In 2009 the Fund for Folk Culture, a national intermediary serving the field of folk and traditional arts, suspended operations after eighteen years. GIA asked Amy Kitchener, executive director of the Alliance for California Traditional Arts, to interview Betsy Peterson, former executive director of the Fund for Folk Culture (FFC), about what led to this decision and to share some of the important experience the Fund gained during its years of operation. Amy Kitchener: Betsy, could you talk about how and why the Fund suspended its operations? Read More...
March 16, 2010 by admin
What happens when a founding artistic director moves on? Whether the move is a departure or a shift in roles within the organization, leadership change presents a daunting — and inevitable — challenge. As the nonprofit arts field matures and faces unprecedented economic challenges, the question of how to survive and embrace significant transitions in the leadership of an organization becomes pressing. Read More...
March 9, 2010 by Abigail
December 2009, 32 pages. GrantCraft, The Ford Foundation, 320 East 43rd Street, New York, NY, 10017, 212-573-4879, www.grantcraft.org Download the PDF. Read More...
March 8, 2010 by Abigail
2010, 195 pages, ISBN 978-0-470-49010-5. John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 111 River Street, Hoboken, NJ, 07030, 201-748-6011, www.wiley.com Read More...
February 24, 2010 by Abigail
May 2010, 49 pages. Center for Strategic Philanthropy and Civil Society, Sanford School of Public Policy, Duke University, Box 90524, Durham, NC, 27708, 919-613-7432 www.sanford.duke.edu Read More...
February 24, 2010 by Abigail
2009, 58 pages (12-page special supplement: Impact of the Market Decline). Association of Small Foundations, 1720 N Street NW, Washington, DC, 20036, 202-580-6560, www.smallfoundations.org Download the PDF. Read More...
January 22, 2010 by admin
104 pages, November 2009. National Endowment for the Arts, 1100 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC, 20506, (202) 682-5400. Download: Read More...
November 22, 2009 by Steve
When I was in college, I had a great work-study job at an organization that placed students in internships with local nonprofits. It was a small outfit and a jack-of-all-trades sort of job. I answered phones, mocked up application forms, stuffed envelopes, filed, ran errands, organized open houses, and learned how to write a business letter. It wasn’t the sort of job you’d want to stay in for too long, but it was a fabulous introduction to the nonprofit sector. It gave me practical office skills to boot. Read More...