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
As Americans, we know a lot about ourselves — what we buy, how we vote. But we don’t know a lot about what we give. Historically, when trying to understand how much Americans give — how, where, and to what — two of our best sources have been IRS data
Philanthropic families care about legacy as well as impact — but at times, honoring both can be a challenge. As social issues, needs, and pathways to impact evolve, it can be difficult to find creative ways to honor cherished family legacies while remaining responsive to beneficiaries and adaptive to new
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.
While we don’t yet know what final shape this tax bill will take, what we do know is that this tax overhaul stands to have a profound impact on nonprofits and grantmakers alike. Join us for a webinar on Thursday, December 14 as we address many of your questions — and
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.
If you are in the philanthropic sector, you’ve heard the buzz about impact investing. Join us for an engaging webinar exploring the whys and hows of kick-starting a regional impact investing network, and the role that foundations and regional grantmaker associations can play.
Good grantmaking practices lead to better grantmaking impact; yet funders often treat grants management and grants operations as separate from program strategy. Grantmakers are experimenting with new organizational structures and tactics to support real-time learning and feedback about effective grantmaking — putting grants management at the center of strategy and