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This toolkit from North Carolina Network of Grantmakers gives practical information on establishing a fellowship program to support the next generation of foundation leaders.

This guide by Jonathan Peizer, president of Internaut Consulting, provides tips for evaluating technology grant proposals.

Audience: All Funders
Topic: Technology
A Market Emerges: The Six Dynamics of Impact Investing reports trends and challenges in the field of impact investing.
Audience: Corporate Giving
Topic: Finance

By enlisting all sectors to work together, a new kind of community collaborative is making strides toward tackling powerful social issues in communities.

Audience: All Funders

How Can Grantmakers Focus on Nonprofit Talent to Grow Impact? explores the importance of supporting nonprofit talent development, the unique talent needs of nonprofits seeking to grow their impact and how grantmakers can help.

Audience: All Funders

This how-to primer from Mission Investors Exchange is a comprehensive tool to increase your understanding about making program-related investments (PRIs).

Topic: Finance

This updated edition of a GrantCraft guide reflects key changes in philanthropy, from the rise of social media to a growing tendency to scan continuously for changes and opportunities.

Idealware's Nonprofit Social Media Policy Workbook shows how to develop policies and practices for your organization.

Audience: All Funders

The Council on Foundations International Grantmaking program provides a number of resources on international grantmaking, including a thorough introduction to the primary issues facing funders working outside US borders.

Audience: All Funders
Topic: Grantmaking

This study by the Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University investigates how family foundations manage governance, decision making, and, especially, daily work activities when the number of local board members diminishes.

Audience: Family Foundation
Topic: Governance