Gina Kastel of Faegre Baker Daniels introduces concepts like fiduciary duties, conflicts of interest, requirements of section 501(c)(3) and the special tax rules that apply to grantmaking organizations.
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An overview of the legal basics facing all grantmakers, plus topics of special interest to corporate grantmakers, such as self-dealing, sponsorships, giving programs and employee matching gift programs. Featuring Gina M.
By Meher Kahn
It’s no secret that Minnesotans are big on community. Even the most...
MCF is pleased to be a partner for next week's Grantmakers for Effective Organizations conference. We're cohosting a series of blog posts to share knowledge and insights. Here's the first post from Nell Edgington, which you can also find on...
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MCF will introduce a new website shortly after the New Year. More than just a new look with streamlined navigation features, we have redesigned the service specifically to support Minnesota grantmakers.
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With a new website come a few changes in how you will log in to your account on this website, so you can do things like register for events and post jobs. Here's how you do it:
- Click "Log In" in the header of the site.
- If you ...
By Katina Mortensen
Managing our member networks is a big part of my new role as Program Manager at the Minnesota Council on Foundations. Our networks are consistently named as one of our most valuable member benefits. To ensure...
MCF elected new board officers and directors at our annual meeting on January 13, 2016.
Officers elected for 2016 are:
- Brad Kruse, philanthropy director, Hugh J. Andersen Foundation, board chair;
- June Noronha, ...
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- Supports the Council’s program operations, including event, database and technological support.
- Prioritizes and manages multiple projects ...