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Interview Questions for Anti-Racist Consultants

A collection of questions created by the Surdna Foundation and Andrus Family Fund to help interview and screen candidates to serve as anti-racist consultants for a foundation’s management, governance, and grantmaking practices. Also included is a rubric of characteristics and experiences to look for in potential candidates. Read More

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Lessons from Family Philanthropy: The Rockefeller Brothers Fund

January 3, 2022 | Rockefeller Brothers Fund
Launching a family foundation is often the expression of donors’ desires to establish a lasting legacy and to instill in future generations the importance of giving. But family foundations face certain common pitfalls as well. They may initially unite family members through a shared sense of mission that could become less shared as the family grows and diffuses over time. Read More
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Mapping Change: Using a Theory of Change to Guide Planning and Evaluation

October 26, 2021 | GrantCraft
This brief guide explains why grantmakers use theories of change to guide their questioning, unearth assumptions that underlie their work, establish common language, and develop strong action plans. Contributors to the guide also describe how a theory of change sets the stage for evaluation by clarifying goals, strategies, and milestones. Read More
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Moving Toward Equitable Funding Practices Findings from Research on Community Foundation Practices

October 6, 2021 | Lori Bartczak
Community foundations can play a powerful role in connecting high-net-worth donors with local organizations working to advance community needs—especially organizations led by people of color. Connecting donors to organizations that are providing leadership and meeting critical needs in the community is one way community foundations can help donors ensure their giving is having local impact and can help strengthen the Read More