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Alaska organizations whose tax-exempt status was revoked by the IRS, June 2011
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.
The Foraker Group 10th Anniversary Report.
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.
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.
A snapshot of Foraker's progress in meeting the benchmarks in our theory of change.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Further statistical data supporting the executive summary.
Developed in concert with the statewide conference: Who Speaks for the Region. Final Report prepared by The Foraker Group.
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.
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.
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, firstname.lastname@example.org .
This research was conducted by the McDowell Group, under contract with The Foraker Group.
A Comprehensive Planning Guide for Health Center Capital Projects
Cost Containment Analysis & Evaluation for Selected Denali Commission Projects. Prepared for: Denali Commission, November 19, 2004.
A chart depicting the process of the Pre-Development program
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.