Resources

Sample Documents and Templates

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Decline Letter Template

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Blank Template for a program decline letter

October 9, 2019declination-letter
Sample Declination Letter – Madison CF

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A sample Program Decline letter from Madison Community Foundation

October 9, 2019declination-letter
Due Diligence Policy – Community Foundation of West Texas

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A copy of the Due Diligence Policy for the Community Foundation of West Texas

October 10, 2019due-diligence-policy
Due Diligence Policy – CCF

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Sample Due Diligence Policy for Grantmaking used by Cumberland Community Foundation

October 10, 2019due-diligence-policy
Grant Award Letter and Agreement Template

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October 10, 2019grant-contract
Sample Award Letter – Madison CF

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A sample award letter from Madison Community Foundation

October 10, 2019grant-contract
Sample Grant Contract – Madison CF

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A sample grant contract from Madison Community Foundation

October 10, 2019grant-contract
Grant Application – Madison CF

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A Sample Grant Application form from Madison Community Foundation

October 10, 2019grant-guidelines
Letter of Inquiry Form – Madison Community Foundation

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A Sample Letter of Inquiry Form from Madison Community Foundation

October 10, 2019grant-guidelines
Grant Report Form Template

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A blank Grant Report Form Template

October 10, 2019grant-reports
Grant Report Form – Legacy Foundation

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A sample Grant Report form from Legacy Foundation

October 10, 2019grant-reports
Grant Evaluation-Report

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A Sample Grant Evaluation Report Guideline from Madison Community Foundation

October 10, 2019grant-reports
Defining Impact Letter – Community Foundation of West Texas

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A Sample Defining Impact Document from the Community Foundation of West Texas

October 10, 2019grant-review-process
Grantmaking Process – Madison CF

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A process guide for reviewing and awarding grants from the Madison Community Foundation

October 10, 2019grant-review-process
Director Grants and Scholarships Job Description Template

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A blank Job Description template for the Director of Grants and Scholarships

October 10, 2019job-descriptions
Grants and Scholarship Coordinator

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Blank Template for a Grants and Scholarship Coordinator job description

October 10, 2019job-descriptions
VP of Community Impact – Madison CF

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Sample Job Description for the VP of Community Impact from Madison Community FOundation

October 10, 2019job-descriptions
Community Resource Analyst – Madison CF

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A sample job description for a Community Resource Analyst from Madison Community Foundation

October 10, 2019job-descriptions
Grantmaking Committee Description – Madison CF

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A sample document of Grantmaking Committee roles and responsibilities from the Madison Community Foundation

October 10, 2019job-descriptions
Grants Associate – Madison CF

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A sample job description for a Grants Associate from Madison Community Foundation

October 10, 2019job-descriptions
SVP Foundation and Community Relations

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A job description template for a Senior Vice President of Foundation and Community Relations

October 10, 2019job-descriptions
SOC Template

A Statement of Conditions Template provided by Legacy Foundation

A Statement of Conditions Template provided by Legacy …

September 16, 2020grant-contract
Due Diligence Policy – Legacy Foundation

Due Diligence and Expenditure Responsibility Policy template provided by Legacy Foundation

Due Diligence and Expenditure Responsibility Policy template provided by Legacy …

September 16, 2020due-dilligence

Past Conferences

CFUnited 2018 Speaker Presentations

Monday, March 19, 2018
Tuesday, March 20 2018

Tuesday, March 20

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Wednesday, March 21

Online Resources

Blue Avocado– Nonprofit online magazine with provocative, irreverent, fun, and ultra-practical content for community nonprofit folk.

The Bridgespan Group– a nonprofit advisor and resource for mission-driven organizations and philanthropists.

Center for Effective Philanthropy– The Center for Effective Philanthropy (CEP) provides foundations and other philanthropic funders with comparative data to enable higher performance.

CFLeads– CFLeads helps community foundations advance the practice of community leadership to build thriving communities.

Exponent Philanthropy– Exponent Philanthropy is the largest philanthropic support organization in the country and the only one dedicated to serving foundations, donors and philanthropic families who practice philanthropy with few or no staff. They offer a wide range of programs and resources on all topics related to philanthropy as well as access to a nationwide network of funders with similar challenges and interests.

Grant Craft– A project of Foundation Center and European Foundation Centre. GrantCraft gives grant makers the chance to sit at a virtual roundtable with hundreds of experienced grant makers, grant users, and philanthropic advisers from a wide range of organizations.

Grantmakers for Effective Organizations– Understanding that grantmakers are successful only to the extent that their grantees achieve meaningful results, GEO promotes strategies and practices that contribute to grantee success.

PHILANTHROPY 2173– Lucy Bernholtz’s Blog.

Stanford Social Innovation Review– a  magazine and website that covers cross-sector solutions to global problems. SSIR is written for and by social change leaders in the nonprofit, business, and government sectors who view collaboration as key to solving environmental, social, and economic justice issues.

TCC Group– to develop strategies and programs that enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of nonprofit organizations, philanthropies, and corporate citizenship programs to achieve social impact.