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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Grantmaking Learning Series

CMF/JCP Grantmaking Series: Grant Due Diligence

Program officers play a dual role of both sentry and steward. A group discussion focuses on your responsibilities to your foundation, as well as your obligation to your grant applicants and explores how best to stage your inquiry including a due diligence check list. Cost: Council of Michigan Foundation Members:

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Reflections from the Council on Foundations Annual Conference

Megan Murphy, project manager for LearnPhilanthropy at the Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy, is attending and blogging about the Council on Foundations Conference. The Council on Foundations 2014 Annual Conference: Philanthropy Exchange kicked off on Sunday, June 8 with three plenary sessions designed to promote thinking about our work in the sector

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