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essential information. smarter decisions. powerful change. Greater Houston Community Foundation (GHCF). We offer the most flexible and “tax-advantaged” way to give to the community. Founded in 1995 by the Greater Houston Partnership

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essential information. smarter decisions. powerful change.

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Greater Houston Community Foundation (GHCF)

We offer the most flexible and “tax-advantaged” way to give to the community.

  • Founded in 1995 by the Greater Houston Partnership

  • A tax-exempt public charity created by and for the people of Houston

  • Ten person full-time staff

  • Very active local board of directors

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What GHCF Offers

Donor Advised Funds

A “Charitable Savings Account” in donor’s name

  • Tax benefits, Confidentiality, Simplicity, Efficiency, Recognition, Flexibility, Legacy

    Agency Endowments

  • Cost Effective, Professional Money Management, Simplified Administrative Duties, Possible Added Protection from Agency Creditors

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Grants Made through GHCF

  • 477 donor advised funds

  • $190 million in assets under management

  • $27 million in grants made in 2005

  • Cumulative grants of over $127 million

  • 100% of funds are donor directed

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What We Know About Today’s Donor

  • Wants better evaluative information

  • Uses online resources for other sectors

  • Wants to make strategic grants

  • Number of grant applications received has grown substantially

  • Different donors want different kinds of information about nonprofits

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DonorEdge Provides Value for Donors

  • Online format provides constant accessibility

  • Standardized template makes it easy to understand

  • Search capabilities help donors target specific causes

  • Establishes benchmarks of nonprofit performance

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What We Know About the Nonprofit Sector

  • There are nearly 800,000 charities today - - about twice as many as in 1990

  • Resources to support nonprofits have not kept pace

  • Requirements similar to Sarbanes-Oxley for nonprofits being considered in Congress

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DonorEdgeProvidesValue for Nonprofits

  • A way to reach more donors

  • Increased visibility for programs

  • A way to identify prospective collaborative partners and identify gaps in services

  • Can lead to the acceptance of one dataset by donors

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A comprehensive resource designed to make the connection between donors and non-profits easier, more strategic and

user friendly

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DonorEdge Partners

  • Houston Endowment, Inc.

  • The Fondren Foundation

  • The Cockrell Foundation

  • Rusty and Paula Walter Family Fund

  • The Brown Foundation, Inc.

  • The Cullen Foundation

  • St. Luke’s Episcopal Health Charities

  • Hobby Family Foundation

  • David Weekley Family Fund

  • Duke Energy

  • J. Michael and Patricia Solar Family Fund

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Nonprofit Selection

  • Phase I – 2005 - 2008

    • Harris County

    • $100,000 revenue and above

    • 1500 nonprofits in Harris County qualify

  • Phase II – Target of 2009

    • Expand to surrounding counties

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Access to DonorEdge Profile

  • Organized Giving Programs

    • Private Foundations

    • Corporate Contributions Staff

    • Donors with funds at GHCF

  • General Public

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Double click on the DonorEdge logo

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Sign Up

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Sign Up

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[email protected]

ABC Company

123 Generous Lane



77056 123

713 555-1212

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Welcome Page

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Basic Search

ABC Agency

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Basic Search


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Too many choices?

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Try Advanced Search

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Other Search Options

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Alphabetical Search

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Search by Program Type

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Program Category – Arts, Culture & Humanities

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What the Icons Mean

Completed Profile


In Progress

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Credit Card Donations

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Sample Profile

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General Information

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Financial History

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Management & Governance

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Supporting Documents

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Printed Profile Report

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