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Resource Guide

These resources are from CNJG's 2016 Annual Meeting & Holiday Luncheon where the topic of shifting demographics was explored.

Audience: All Funders

Based on the perspectives of more than 200 foundation CEOs collected through in-depth interviews and responses to a survey from May to June of 2016, The Future of Foundation Philanthropy: The CEO Perspectivecaptures foundation leaders’ views on challenges and concerns about the changing landscape in which they work, practices they believe to hold the most promise for helping foundations reach their potential, and the most pressing issues that will influence foundation philanthropy in the coming years.

Audience: All Funders

Generations Together is many things: a curriculum that could be followed step-by-step for a comprehensive learning experience, a collection of resources to tap when the time is right, or an ongoing source of inspiration and ideas. It was designed for giving families at every phase—whether you are just starting out or have been active for decades and generations.

Audience: Family Foundation

The Disaster Philanthropy Playbook is the comprehensive resource of best practices and innovative approaches to guide the philanthropic community in preparing for and responding to future disasters.

Audience: All Funders

Getting Started with Social Media: A Strategy Toolkit for Nonprofits is a free toolkit from The Rita Allen Foundation designed to help small nonprofits. It includes useful checklists, worksheets, and tips on how to use data to tell your story.

This guide introduces grantmakers to the benefits of software automation and provides them with tools to use when considering a move to a new grants management system.

Audience: All Funders

In partnership with the National Center for Family Philanthropy, CNJG members have complimentary access to Family Philanthropy Online — a web-based knowledge center that provides practical advice and knowledge on a variety of relevant topics.

Audience: Family Foundation

This guide is designed to educate you about crowdfunding, offer best practices and advice, and provide a measurable roadmap to help you effortlessly create and implement a crowdfunding campaign for your company’s employees to participate in for #GivingTuesday or your other holiday giving campaigns.

Audience: Corporate Giving
Topic: Grantmaking

Essentials of Impact Investing: A Guide for Small-Staffed Foundations addresses those challenges and highlights those opportunities. The guide demystifies the process of designing and implementing an effective impact investing strategy, offering advice, tools, and real-world examples of impact investing by foundations with few or no staff.

Topic: Finance

This publication provides information on 11 benefits and conversation-starters about philanthropic advocacy and lobbying. Specifically, it answers your questions about legal rules and provides concrete examples, templates, resources, and tips.

Audience: All Funders
Topic: Public Policy

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