ERIC Number: ED365369
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: N/A
The Community College Foundation Manual & Guide.
Anderson, James M., Comp.; Snyder, Tom, Comp.
This collection of resources and information about community college foundations includes brief articles, selected data, materials from foundations, sample mission statements and articles of incorporation, sample forms and correspondence, relevant educational legislation, and other related materials from specific active foundations at two-year colleges in California. Information is provided on the following areas: (1) the mission and history of community college foundations; (2) guidelines for developing a case statement; (3) the legal process of establishing a non-profit corporation; (4) organizational considerations specific to California; (5) the development, role, and organization of a board of directors, including sample checklists and profile grids for prospective board members; (6) the selection of personnel for the foundation, including an executive director and other officers; (7) the development of foundation policy and procedures, providing detailed sample investment materials from active foundations; (8) the day-to-day operations of the foundation, reviewing gift procedures, donor recognition, and record keeping; (9) Internal Revenue Service (IRS) regulations and tax deductibility, providing sample IRS forms; (10) the development of the fundraising plan, reviewing annual giving, direct mail campaigns, phone-a-thons, capital campaigns, planned and deferred giving, and governing received properties; (11) cultivating major gifts of $10,000 or more; (12) undertaking special events; and (13) corporate and business fundraising. (PAA)
Descriptors: Budgets, Community Colleges, Costs, Donors, Educational Finance, Foundation Programs, Full State Funding, Fund Raising, Governing Boards, Institutional Administration, Institutional Advancement, Organizational Objectives, Organizations (Groups), Philanthropic Foundations, Policy Formation, Private Financial Support, Program Development, School Funds, Two Year Colleges
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Network of California Community Coll. Foundations, Rancho Cucamonga, CA.