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Resource Guide

Researched and written in collaboration with GEO, this toolkit provides a fresh set of resources for grantmaker CEOs, evaluation staff, and senior leaders to use to engage their boards and trustees in conversations about the importance of strategic learning in their decision-making and deliberation processes.

Audience: All Funders
Topic: Governance

CNJG's 2018 Annual Meeting & Holiday Luncheon pre-meeting workshop with Michelle Greanias from PEAK Grantmaking focused on how foundation CEO’s, program officers, staff, and trustees could engage internally to put values-based grantmaking into practice. 

Audience: All Funders

Nonprofit VOTE, Council on Foundations and Independent Sector collaborated to publish a set of practical tools for foundations looking to support nonpartisan voter engagement activities in their programs or grantmaking.

Topic: Public Policy

Fund the People created this toolkit to provide practical guidance, promising practices, and illustrative data to help funders, nonprofits, and others to maximize investments in the nonprofit workforce.

This workbook to help you think through specific policies to manage your nonprofit’s risk. It contains prompts to help you create and document policies for the acceptable use of technology and networks, personal devices for work, how to provide IT guidance to “accidental techies,” how to respond to an IT incident, and how to recover your technology after a major disaster.

Topic: Technology

For this suite of resources, GrantCraft captured the wisdom of philanthropic leaders who have participated in multi-party advocacy collaboratives and conducted a literature scan of how foundations talk about advocacy-focused collaborative work.

Audience: All Funders

This guide to provides you with information on the complex humanitarian emergency as well as offer ideas on how to effectively allocate your philanthropic dollars.

These resources are from CNJG's 2016 Annual Meeting & Holiday Luncheon where the topic of shifting demographics was explored.

Audience: All Funders

State and National disaster relief organizations and resources for funders and individuals.

ACT!Quick is a short version of Alliance for Justice’s Advocacy Capacity Tool (ACT!) and is designed to provide a quick diagnosis of the strengths and gaps in organizations’ advocacy skills, knowledge, and practices, and identify areas for strengthening.

Audience: All Funders

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