Jan Jaffe worked at the Ford Foundation for thirty years in a variety of positions– in program-related investments, as its first learning director and as a senior director improving grant-making strategies internally and in the field. She created GrantCraft to help foundations exchange tools and skills for supporting social change. She was on the faculty of The William Alanson White Institute’s Organization Program where she taught the course on role in organizational life. Jan’s consulting practice focuses on helping nonprofits and foundations improve their work through capacity building, strategy exploration, learning tools and coaching. She is a senior partner with The Giving Practice at Philanthropy Northwest.
Adaptive Leadership as a Reflective Practice
Posted on October 10, 2017 by Caroline Williamson, Jan Jaffe
Mapping the Journey to Impact Investing at the Surdna Foundation
Posted on February 23, 2017 by Jan Jaffe
2016 Trustee Education Institute: a Comprehensive Seminar for Family Foundation Trustees
Posted on March 9, 2016 by Virginia M. Esposito, Susan Crites Price, Andrew Schulz, Bruce Kahn, David Grant, David Dodson, David Neal, Alice Buhl, Jan Jaffe, Kelin E. Gersick, Ph.D.
Leading by Design: a Special Retreat for Family Foundation CEOs
Posted on June 7, 2015 by Virginia M. Esposito, Gayle Williams, Jan Jaffe
The effective exit: Managing the end of a funding relationship
Posted on November 17, 2007 by Anne Mackinnon, Jan Jaffe
A Map of the Craft
Posted on October 21, 2007 by GrantCraft, Jan Jaffe
Personal Strategy: Mobilizing Yourself For Effective Grant Making
Posted on May 1, 2005 by Jan Jaffe, William Ryan
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