Are your grantees ready for General Operating Support? The Funders' Giving Tree walks funders through questions about how to best allocate funding and when general operating support makes the most sense.
Social media can be useful to your organization… but how useful? For what? What tangible results are people seeing from it?
Copublished by Grantmakers for Effective Organizations and IISC, this guide argues the value of engaging diverse stakeholders, highlights grantmakers who are bringing stakeholders into the center of their work and offers a variety of tools to help grantmakers better engage grantees, community mem
What is the right relationship between philanthropy and government?
Seven tips for running a successful family foundation by Advisor Perspectives.
Memorandum on the Do's and Don'ts of Corporate Foundation practice prepared by Clark Hill PLC for the Council of Michigan Foundations.
These guides are designed to help foundations consider how more diverse and inclusive practices might advance their mission by making their work more effective and more reflective of communities served. By highlighting 10 ways foundations can approach diversity, this guide seeks to spark ideas and launch further dialogue.
Criteria for Philanthropy at Its Best: Benchmarks to Assess and Enhance Grantmaker Impact is the first ever set of measurable guidelines that will help foundations and other institutional grantmakers operate ethically and maximize the impact of their dollars.
A User's Guide to Advocacy Evaluation Planning was developed for advocates, evaluators, and funders who want guidance on how to evaluate advocacy and policy change efforts.