Posts tagged to 'Collaboration'
by Vu Le
on September 20, 2018
The incubation mentality is the belief that effective nonprofits have to eventually “grow” out of whatever partnership they are in, whether it’s with a fiscal sponsor or a funding partner. It is a pervasive mentality, happening all across our sector, and it is downright harmful to our work.
by Ashok Alexander
on August 22, 2018
Strategic philanthropy is about maximizing the impact of every rupee given away.
by Enette Pauzé
on August 2, 2018
As a leader in your organization and community, it is critical that you’re not only aware of your existing relationships, but that you’re prioritizing them based on value.
by Paul Jellinek
and Stephen Isaacs
on June 26, 2018
Working together, foundations can make greater strides toward their goals than they would working in isolation. But proceed with caution.
by Open Road Alliance
on May 22, 2018
When is an organization no longer a ‘start-up’? Is it age, size, or some other acquired wisdom that moves it out of the ‘test and experiment’ stage into the ‘institutional’ one? When is it time for an organization to change or adapt? Do we revisit strategies every 3 or 5 years because they are ‘round numbers’? Or do we watch the world around us and continuously react? How do you know when to grow?
by Leap Ambassadors Community
on February 26, 2018
Lowell Weiss and Jennifer Hoos Rothberg, executive director of the Einhorn Family Charitable Trust, continue their longstanding dialogue about how funders can pay careful heed–not just lip service–to what their grantees need for improving performance.
by John Mullaney
on February 21, 2018
Shaping policy that influences and shapes what government does cannot and should not be relegated to nonprofits acting by themselves or to individuals in town hall meetings. Grantmakers have a powerful voice to contribute to these deliberations.
by Victor Gongora
on February 14, 2018
PEAK Grantmaking has been taking a look at how grantmakers can better align their grantmaking practices to their values through our Walk the Talk initiative.
by Andy Carroll
on December 12, 2017
The funders who catalyze change are those who show up at community and public meetings, attend local nonprofit conferences, talk with people in different walks of life. By engaging with people and listening, they develop insight into challenges and opportunities.
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by Vu Le
on November 20, 2017
Equity has been like coconut water. It’s all over the place. It’s flavored with pineapple, sometimes with chocolate. Everyone is drinking Equity; it’s on websites, in conference themes, and in those “word-cloud” thingies. Given how pervasive it is, it’s weird that we don’t seem to have a common, universally-accepted definition for it.