27 Results for “community” in Collections


Philanthropic Families Partnering with Community Foundations

Community foundations can be a trusted resource and partner to philanthropic families. They help families solve practical issues such as geographic dispersion and can provide deeper support around issues such as community problem-solving and family succession planning. This NCFP Featured Search provides a range of examples of these partnerships. Know of other good resources to include here? Please let us Read More

Conscience & Community: The Legacy of Paul Ylvisaker

July 5, 2014 | Virginia M. Esposito
Paul Ylvisaker has been described as the heart and soul of organized philanthropy. He made a profound contribution to the American people through his service in philanthropy and public service. Conscience and Community: The Legacy of Paul Ylvisaker is a collection of his essays, speeches, and articles on philanthropy, education, urban issues, and community, covering the early 1960s to shortly Read More

Rural Giving: Strategies for Philanthropic Families

April 6, 2022
How does rural philanthropy differ from urban foundation work? The answers lie in both tactics and cultural context. Much urban philanthropy is focused on the development and implementation of large scale best practice models around specific issues – e.g. health, education, early childhood development. These grants are made to large staffed non-profits intended to reach thousands if not tens of Read More

Climate Change: Strategies for Philanthropic Families

December 25, 2021
Climate hazards—driven by global greenhouse gas emissions—will continue to affect and amplify socioeconomic challenges in nearly all areas for decades to come. And many are at the nexus of the very issues that family philanthropies have prioritized: health, equality, human rights, education, health, food security, conservation, and the environment. According to ClimateWorks, despite climate’s impact on the work of philanthropy, Read More

PEAK Grantmaking

April 16, 2021 | PEAK Grantmaking
One of NCFP’s newest Content Partners, PEAK Grantmaking, is a vibrant member-led community of professionals who specialize in grants management for funding organizations. Together, they power knowledge and foster collaboration to advance equitable, effective, and efficient grantmaking practice – transforming how grants get made.  Below you’ll find a selection of their resources. For additional guides and resources, including more how-to Read More

Participatory Grantmaking

August 25, 2020 | Jason Born
NCFP believes that one of the core tenets of enlightened philanthropy is listening to end beneficiaries and being regularly informed by the people donors seek to serve. Participatory grantmaking takes listening one step further to engage community members in the decision-making process around grants. This Content Collection features research, case studies, discussion guides, and other articles and blog posts on Read More