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Grantmaking

This monthly webinar series is scheduled to help guide any funders interested in getting on the map.

Audience: All Funders
Topic: Grantmaking
There are many commonalities in the grant management process among foundations and grantmakers. In this session, we will look at some best practices and look for methods to streamline the grant application and grant reporting process for both funders and non-profits.
Audience: All Funders

The Johnson Center for Philanthropy has developed this new Program Officer Competency Model©. A competency model delineates the knowledge, skills, abilities, and other characteristics (KSAOs) that are required for effective performance in a particular job or profession.

Audience: All Funders

This report chronicles the steps taken, under immense pressure, to develop a coordinated emergency response effort to support a broad range of needs across the region. Once again this effort has demonstrated that working in partnership and close collaboration with our philanthropic peers and local government advisors is an effective way to manage a response to both urgent and longer-term needs.

Audience: All Funders

A CNJG member received an application from a school district, and wanted to know if others granted funds to a school district, and what other funders learned from granting to a district.

Topic: Grantmaking

A CNJG member queried our listserves with the question "How does your organization handle rapid response grants during a disaster or crisis in an equitable way to assure fairness in selecting grantees?" CNJG compiled the answers from responding members.

Audience: All Funders
Topic: Grantmaking

Wouldn’t it be nice if you could fund a single project that would have a positive impact throughout all of your grantees’ programs and services? There is: technology capacity building. Properly supported, the right technologies can build your grantees’ effectiveness and efficiency and multiply the impact of your other grants and programs. Many foundations are reluctant to support technology projects. As a result, many nonprofits are reluctant to directly ask for that support.

Audience: All Funders

A CNJG member queried our listserves for sample questions (not included in the grant application) you might ask grantees or potential grantees during site visits. CNJG compiled these responses, and other documents members use.

Audience: All Funders
Topic: Grantmaking

Based on a survey of more than 250 community foundations that collectively hold more than 90 percent of the field's assets, the 2018 Columbus Survey report found that total community foundation assets increased 0.12 percent on a year-over-year basis, to $86.8 billion.

Topic: Grantmaking

The annual Giving in Numbers infographic offers the very first look at the latest trends that are defining the strategies behind corporate social investments.

Audience: Corporate Giving
Topic: Grantmaking

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