For Community Foundations: On-Line Express Training and Certification Program for New and Seasoned Practitioners
PSW members receive a $400 discount on an online training and certificate program focused on community foundation core essentials. This first-of-its-kind series of affordable on-line training videos and certificate program for communities of all sizes anywhere in America was developed and is made possible by the Kansas Association of Community Foundations. Over a 15-module series, nearly every aspect of community foundation work is addressed: from asset development and quality grants programs design to fiduciary and policy matters. Also included is 24-hour-access to the easy-to-navigate short (5-15 min) modules in any order from the comfort of a home or an office, in private, or in group setting.
Philanthropy Southwest members may join PSW Peer Networks to connect with and learn from other leaders in philanthropy who share their personal and/or professional interests. PSW Peer Networks are a benefit of membership for the staff and board members of the foundations and donors in our membership. To view available listservs, please click here.
Members receive a 20% discount on new print and digital subscriptions for philanthropy and social investment worldwide providing news and analysis of what’s happening in the sector.
Members receive a discount using ClickTime, an online time tracking for employees and expense reporting to ensure compliance, drive increased funding, and manage expenses.
Directors & Officers Liability Insurance
Members can access premium pricing from Great American Insurance Group on D&O liability, fiduciary liability, employment practices liability, cyber liability, and more. Discounts vary and are available by requesting a quote.
Exponent Philanthropy Publications
Members receive a 20% discount on these valuable publications:
The Foundation Guidebook: Publication written for newcomers to foundations or philanthropy. Gain the baseline knowledge to operate your foundation, including board responsibilities, tax and legal issues, administrative details, investment matters, grantmaking basics, and more.
The Trustee Handbook: A comprehensive resource for foundation trustees and key staff, with detailed guidance on foundation governance, grantmaking, tax and legal issues, and financial oversight and investments.
Foundation Operations and Management Report: A flagship report which includes more than 60 pages of mission-critical benchmarking data about foundations’ boards & governance, investments, administration, and grantmaking.
Members receive discounted pricing when subscribed to Stanford Social Innovation Review (SSIR), whose mission is to advance, educate, and inspire the field of social innovation by seeking out, cultivating, and disseminating the best in research- and practice-based knowledge.
Members receive a 20% discount off the first peer-reviewed journal of philanthropy issued quarterly written by and for foundation staff and boards and those who work with them. Each issue provides rigorous research and writing, presented in an accessible style to evaluation results, tools and knowledge about the philanthropic sector on how to improve the practice of grantmaking and yield greater impact and innovation.
Philanthropy Southwest maintains a library of resources including program presentations, date and information and various tools relating to philanthropy through its PSW Learning Library.