Evaluation for Grantmakers

Philanthropy is evolving quickly, presenting new opportunities and challenges for grantmakers. Effective evaluation at your foundation can help you overcome those challenges with new solutions for your work and that of your grantees. The Grantmaking School’s Evaluation for Grantmakers gives you the opportunity to examine the history, strategy, design, and

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Take A Deeper Look

Effective Storytelling

By Emily Walters, marketing and communications coordinator at the Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy “We don’t need more information. We need to know what it means. We need a story that explains what it means and makes us feel like we fit in there somewhere.” – Annette Simmons, The

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The Centennial of Community Foundations (Repost)

Reposted from the Council of Michigan Foundations. By Rob Collier on January 8, 2014. Rob Collier is president/CEO of the Council of Michigan Foundations. [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=huEZk0eJAcE?feature=player_detailpage&w=640&h=360] Rob Collier talks about the 100th anniversary of community foundations and the leadership role they play in building communities. He recommends reading a special

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