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The content contained on this site and documents found herein have been prepared by The Foraker Group as a service to our readers and the Internet community and is not intended to constitute legal advice.   Nothing on this website or associated pages, documents, comments, examples, answers, e-mails, articles or other communications should be taken as legal advice for any individual case or situation. The Foraker Group recommends that you seek accounting or legal advice and consult an attorney experienced in nonprofit law for any significant or specific issues facing your organization.

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Icon of Alaska Organizations Alaska Organizations (298.1 KB)
Alaska organizations whose tax-exempt status was revoked by the IRS, June 2011

Icon of Alaska’s Nonprofit Sector: Generating Economic Impact, December 2014 Alaska’s Nonprofit Sector: Generating Economic Impact, December 2014 (1.5 MB)
Foraker is committed to monitoring the impact of the sector on the economy, philanthropy and public policy every three years, using the best available data and our own analysis to help nonprofit leaders address current concerns as well as plan for the future.

Icon of Foraker 10th Annivery Report Foraker 10th Annivery Report (721.3 KB)
The Foraker Group 10th Anniversary Report.

Icon of Foraker Sustainability Model Foraker Sustainability Model (134.3 KB)
Our model proposes that sustainability is an organization’s journey, not its destination. This diagram shows how the factors are inter-related and how they move from the focal point that we call focus. The factors, like lenses, help us reflect on sustainability.

Icon of Foraker Theory of Change Foraker Theory of Change (916.4 KB)
Our Theory of Change articulates the way we work with organizations, their leaders, and the sector as a whole, as well as the outcomes we expect at various points of engagement.

Icon of The Foraker Group Impact Dashboard The Foraker Group Impact Dashboard (755.3 KB)
A snapshot of Foraker's progress in meeting the benchmarks in our theory of change.

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Communications 3 files



Finance 9 files

Icon of Audit Checklist Audit Checklist (532.5 KB)


Icon of Glossary Of Terms Glossary Of Terms (536.1 KB)






Fundraising 8 files








Nonprofit Research 9 files
Icon of Craciun Research Report, December 2010 Craciun Research Report, December 2010 (647.7 KB)
A new study reveals positive attitudes of Alaskans toward charitable organizations in the state. Almost all Alaskans agree that charitable organizations make positive changes in our society and provide essential services. Approximately three-quarters believe charitable organizations use cash donations as intended by the donor and spend money more effectively than government agencies. Two-thirds agree that Alaska charitable organizations are well run.

Icon of Expanding Universe: Nonprofit Capacity Building Report Expanding Universe: Nonprofit Capacity Building Report (1.3 MB)
Tom Backer, Jane Bleeg and Kate Groves, authors of this study, get right to the core of capacity building: strengthening nonprofits so they can better achieve their mission.

Icon of Foraker Community Center Study 2013 Foraker Community Center Study 2013 (2.0 MB)
A study commissioned by The Foraker Group to investigate and describe existing rural Alaska community center facilities and to attempt to define a successful model for future facilities.

Icon of Foraker Economic Survey Report 2010 Foraker Economic Survey Report 2010 (112.9 KB)
Completed for the second time in 2010, this survey compares data from 2009 and reflects how nonprofits in Alaska are coping during the current economic reality.

Icon of ISER Nonprofit Report For 2010, Appendix ISER Nonprofit Report For 2010, Appendix (1.8 MB)
Further statistical data supporting the executive summary.

Icon of Regional Decision Making: Final Report Regional Decision Making: Final Report (1.9 MB)
Developed in concert with the statewide conference: Who Speaks for the Region. Final Report prepared by The Foraker Group.

Icon of Report on the Alaska Nonprofit Economy, 2007: Executive Summary Report on the Alaska Nonprofit Economy, 2007: Executive Summary (248.1 KB)
The executive summary of the first study describing the impact of the charitable nonprofit sector in Alaska's economy, presented by The Foraker Group and compiled by the University of Alaska Anchorage Institute of Social and Economic Research.

Icon of Report on the Alaska Nonprofit Economy, 2011: Executive Summary1 Report on the Alaska Nonprofit Economy, 2011: Executive Summary1 (745.9 KB)
This study was commissioned and written by The Foraker Group with research from ISER at UAA. It is the second in a series of comprehensive examinations that is tracking over time the impact of the sector on Alaska’s economy.

Icon of Statewide Household Survey of Alaska Giving Statewide Household Survey of Alaska Giving (184.9 KB)
This is the first survey of its kind in Alaska. Please understand this information simply establishes benchmarks for future measurement and should not be compared to national statistics. For more information contact Laurie Wolf, lwolf@forakergroup.org .

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Pre-Development 6 files
Icon of Alaska Libraries And Museums Report Alaska Libraries And Museums Report (714.5 KB)
This research was conducted by the McDowell Group, under contract with The Foraker Group.

Icon of Breaking Ground: Annie E Casey Foundation Breaking Ground: Annie E Casey Foundation (3.2 MB)
A Comprehensive Planning Guide for Health Center Capital Projects

Icon of Cost Containment Analysis & Evaluation for Selected Denali Commission Projects Cost Containment Analysis & Evaluation for Selected Denali Commission Projects (465.5 KB)
Cost Containment Analysis & Evaluation for Selected Denali Commission Projects. Prepared for: Denali Commission, November 19, 2004.

Icon of Pre-D Process Flowchart Pre-D Process Flowchart (120.0 KB)
A chart depicting the process of the Pre-Development program


Icon of What is a Sustainable Capital Project? What is a Sustainable Capital Project? (41.2 KB)
The Foraker Group's Nonprofit Sustainability Model focuses on the elements that support the successful operation and longevity of an organization. In the Pre-Development Program we work with sustainable organizations to develop appropriate facilities.


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