Posts tagged to 'Grantee relations and feedback'
by Alexia Cameron
on September 25, 2018
To best help the nonprofit organizations that we say we wish to serve, foundations must be prepared to invite open, honest feedback, consider it carefully, and then communicate findings and decisions back to the public.
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 Marshall H. Ginn
on September 18, 2018
In helping your nonprofit partners to “spruce up” their programs and operations, you are strengthening the investment you make as a donor. And in turn, it’s helping you to make an even deeper impact on the community.
by Jessamyn Shams-Lau
on June 18, 2018
The time has come for all of us who are grant makers to admit to our mistakes, move past them, and unite with nonprofits toward a brighter future fueled by risk-taking, humility, and courage.
by Helen LaKelly Hunt
on May 17, 2018
What if the beneficiaries of the hardworking organizations that foundations serve were represented among foundation leadership?
by Lisa Pilar Cowan
on April 12, 2018
As soon as we determined the ‘what,’ we started to rethink the ‘how’ of our approach to grantmaking.
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 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 Rachel Ogorek
on February 12, 2018
NCFP’s 2015 Trends study found that more than 90% of respondents cited the “impact of their giving” as a top motivation for participation in family philanthropy. Clearly, funders want to know that the resources they provide are addressing the issues they support. However, accurately assessing the impact of your philanthropic capital can be difficult.
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by Tate Williams
on February 8, 2018
When you look at the common reasons foundations give for not taking applications, they kind of fall apart. At the end of the day, it really just comes down to a choice—a barrier intentionally placed between tax-subsidized wealth, and the public that it’s legally required to benefit.