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A focus on racial equity can increase your effectiveness at every stage of the grant making process.

Audience: All Funders

What would good foundation practice with solid evaluative inquiry at its core look like? Find out how your foundation can rethink the role of evaluation and turn it into a vital institutional tool.

Audience: All Funders

Budgeting is key to financial management. Learn how to plan, develop, and use budgets for your organization in a budgeting toolkit from Civicus.

Audience: All Funders
Topic: Finance

What can grantmaker do to help their grantees manage executive transitions more effectively? Get tips and best practices from Grantcraft.

Audience: Executive Staff

Why are founder transitions particular complex for leaders and their organizations? Find out how founders and their boards can address departure issues from the Annie E Casey Foundation.

Audience: Executive Staff
Topic: Governance

What are the benefits of using an interim executive director during an executive transition? Explore issues to consider when weighing whether to use an interim ED from the Annie E Casey Foundation.

Audience: Executive Staff
Topic: Governance

How can your organization implement budget cuts without compromising it's mission? Find tips and best practices for developing a strategy for budget cuts.

Audience: All Funders
Topic: Finance
This comprehensive report shares the experiences of donors that provided funding following Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, and offers a blueprint for future philanthropic intervention following such disasters.
Audience: All Funders
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 book takes a no-nonsense look at the intricacies of establishing successful partnerships between nonprofit organizations, between nonprofits and for-profit companies, and between nonprofit organizations and governmental entities.
Audience: All Funders

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