Grant applications provide a powerful source of information for making optimal funding decisions and driving organizational learning. But grant application requirements and processes can be unnecessarily cumbersome and impose burdens on grantseekers that stymie intended impact. Join us for this webinar to learn principles and techniques for simplifying your application
Most foundations have codes of ethics and most grantmakers strive to behave ethically — but what exactly does that mean? In this webinar, we will examine ethical dilemmas and how to navigate them as we explore tools and techniques for ethical reasoning and decision-making in grantmaking.
Is collaborative funding right for you? Funder collaboratives can leverage skills and networks and can amplify the impact of your grantmaking but they can also face many bumps in the road. Join this webinar to learn about the ingredients of a successful funder collaborative, explore examples of collaborative successes and
From the big picture view to ground level perspectives, this interactive course provides an overview of philanthropy, foundation governance, grantmaking and emerging practices; offers lively discussion about the current big issues in philanthropy, and explores the various roles within philanthropy. Leave equipped with all the knowledge you need to hit
Evaluation plays a crucial role in grantmaking and philanthropy — but do your evaluation practices reflect and promote equity? Designed for grantmakers and philanthropic professionals, this one-day workshop will explore key issues, insights, and principles for bringing an equity lens to your evaluation processes.
Advocating for the Sector: Rob Collier on Foundations on the Hill by Rob Collier, President & CEO of the Council of Michigan Foundations Episode 2 of Field Notes in Philanthropy, “Sittin’ Here on Capitol Hill,” explores the many ways foundations of all kinds can impact federal, state, and local policy. Our conversation
So, you know the basics of conducting a financial review — but now what? Join us as we roll up our sleeves and take a closer look at financial statements, program budgets, 990s, and techniques to strengthen your financial analysis ninja skills.
Join us in this webinar to hear from your peers who have managed changing internal landscapes and led leadership transitions successfully. Learn tips and tricks that will help you shift culture in your organization, even if there is no transition in your future.
This intensive session reviews how to conduct a financial review of a grant application. We’ll outline a process for conducting a financial review and discuss in depth the tools you will use. You’ll learn to assess financial capacity and organizational strengths and weaknesses. The session concludes with a discussion on