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¿Qué es una fundación comunitaria? ¿Dónde se consigue información acerca de este tipo de fundación?

Recursos en español: Una fundación comunitaria es una entidad pública filantrópica dentro del sector no-gubernamental que responde a las necesidades diversas de en una zona geográfica en particular. Sus recursos financieros provienen de múltiples fuentes, incluyendo de filántropos que ponen en manos de las fundaciones comunitarias sus bienes caritativos.

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¿Qué es una fundación?

Recurso en español: En Estados Unidos cuando se utiliza el término "foundation" o fundación, se refiere en casi todos los casos a una organización sin fines de lucro incorporada o un fideicomiso cuyo propósito principal es la actividad filantrópica, es decir el de proporcionar apoyo financiero o técnico a otras organizaciones, instituciones, o particulares.

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Building a Stronger Community Through Placemaking

Placemaking is "the active process of shaping an environment to improve social interaction and quality of life," according to Senior Program Officer Nelson Beckford of Saint Luke's Foundation in Cleveland, OH. In this video, he explains their program strategy and gives examples of its impact.

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Creating Impact Through Nonprofit and Funder Collaboration

Foundations and nonprofits explain how collaborative relationships, which go beyond mere grantmaking, ultimately result in stronger impact in communities. Panelists will share thoughts on the rationale behind their collaborations, how they make these partnerships work, what challenges they have faced along the way, and the results they 've seen from their efforts together.

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Find Nonprofit Career Success With Strong Personal Digital Branding

Join us to learn how to develop a strong personal story and share it across your digital storytelling ecosystem (i.e., blog, social media) to attract nonprofit professional opportunities that are aligned with your interests, skillsets, experience, and your “special sauce.”

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Funding Information Network Informational Session

Join us to learn how the Funding Information Network's fee-based program can help your organization support your local nonprofit and small business economy.

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Getting Ahead of the Curve with Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity

How can nonprofit organizations proactively address the issues of diversity, inclusion and equity within their organization in a way that generates positive and transformative change? Join us for a fascinating and informative conversation with Carly Hare, National Director/Coalition Catalyst at Change Philanthropy,

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How can my organization find other grantmakers or potential grantees working in our areas of interest?

It is always a good idea to know about other organizations and funders working in the same areas as you. You may wish to collaborate, check out an innovative program, or model a grant after another organization’s efforts. This is also a good way to connect with thought leaders in your areas of interest.