Nonprofit Financial Management
The Wallace Foundation has created a collection of resources to encourage strong financial management. It's organized around four key elements – planning, monitoring, operations and governance and promotes "fiscal fitness."
Strategic Affiliations Toolkit
A tool kit from the Wallace Foundation on what options are out there, what questions to ask, and what due diligence should be involved when entering a strategic affiliation.
Nonprofit Technology Self-Assessment
Use this assessment from The Forbes Funds to better understand the areas within your organizations that are most in need of, or may most benefit from, technology investments or improved use of technology.
The Insider’s Guide to Outside Advice
When using outside consultants to address needs that internal resources can’t meet, generating the desired results isn’t always the typical outcome. Use this tool kit from the Grand Victoria Foundation for guidelines on each step of the process.
Grantee Gathering 2017
When we asked: "What is the single most important lesson you have learned from capacity building?", participants had a ...
AWF Info Session Documentation
An information session was held on June 8, 2016 at PianoForté in Chicago
Arthur Pearson, Gaylord and Dorothy Donnelley Foundation ...
Collective Insights: Innovative Outreach Strategies are Winning New Audiences
Recently, the Arts Work Fund convened a group of arts organizations to reflect on recent grants geared toward testing new ...
“Outside Perspectives" Provide a Clear View
In 2014 Rivendell received a grant of $10,800 from the Arts Work Fund to work with Cheryl Yuen to ...
Reaching Beyond Dance-Centric Supporters
DanceWorks Chicago has been successful in telling its story in a way that has organically attracted a board populated with ...
A Roadmap for Future Development
In 2014, ACRE received a $13,000 grant from the Arts Work Fund to undertake a strategic planning process with ...
In late 2014, the then 13-year-old community arts organization has just purchased a 6,000-sq. ft. facility and was readying ...