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Attention to the role of gender is most useful with programs that seek to change unhealthy behaviors, such as reproductive health and teen pregnancy, gender-based violence, substance abuse and educational under-achievement. This guide suggests that funders can work to improve program outcomes by helping the funding community and grantees recognize how men and women are affected by disparities in social expectations, such as codes of manhood and womanhood.

Audience: All Funders

This Idealware guide looks at the features and processes used by five different integrated software solutions to help community foundations manage funds, track grants, solicit donations, provide online support for donor advised funds and track accounting data.

In this article, Idealware explains how you can help ensure people receive the emails you send them including strategies for how to keep your bulk emails in your constituents' inbox, not the spam folder.

Audience: All Funders

Find key terms frequently used to describe philanthropy in this glossary developed by the United Philanthropy Forum.

Audience: All Funders

The Investment Management Code of Conduct for Endowments, Foundations, and Charitable Organizations outlines ethical responsibilities for the sound management of longer-term financial assets.

Audience: All Funders
Topic: Governance

An Accounting Procedures Manual template created by Deborah Cooper and Meredeth Clark of the California and Steve Zimmerman, C.P.A.

Audience: All Funders
Topic: Finance

A five-step guide to formalize your organization's response to disasters.

Audience: Corporate Giving

A free service from Foundation Source to verify a grantee’s status to ensure your recipient is IRS-compliant.

Audience: All Funders
Topic: Grantmaking

How can funders get started both thinking about and actually investing in news and information projects? This booklet is a quick primer for foundations interested in making media, journalism or community-information grants.

Audience: All Funders

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

Audience: All Funders
Topic: Grantmaking

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