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Grantmaking

This toolkit is for seasoned donors, donor advised fund holders, foundation trustees, and staff who are taking steps to significantly ramp up the impact of their giving. 

Topic: Grantmaking

This study shows how 987 of Foundation Source clients with assets of less than $50 million fared in 2018 vs. 2017. The report found that in 2018, despite declines to their asset balances, these foundations nearly matched their previous year’s disbursements, collectively awarding almost $300 million in grants.

Topic: Grantmaking

The latest edition of this study found global philanthropic support for efforts to prevent, mitigate and resolve conflicts totaled $328.2 million in 2016 from 326 foundations and 2,600 grants.

Audience: All Funders
Topic: Grantmaking

This guide provides a solid basis for thinking and talking about the next steps in your organization’s learning work. It is designed to serve as a resource to help grantmakers answer critical learning questions and embed learning more deeply into the day-to-day work and cultures of their organizations.

Topic: Grantmaking

Both radio and audio are being used in exciting ways to reach new audiences, spark civic engagement and dialogue across diverse communities, examine science and advance disability education, and much more. Radio, in particular, is garnering significant support from philanthropy across a range of programming themes.

In late 2018, PACE undertook a research effort to better understand the perceptions of language our field uses to describe civic engagement and democracy work. In other words, when we say “civic engagement” or “democracy” or “patriotism,” “activism,” or “justice” to most Americans, what do they hear? And what does it mean to them?

Many in our sector are talking about big ideas such as equity and inclusion, narrowing the power gap in our sector, being authentically engaged in our communities, listening and learning from our partners, and living our values in our practice.

Audience: All Funders
Topic: Grantmaking

Women Give 2019 is the first study to explore the intersection of race, giving and gender. The report finds that generosity is a value shared by all communities, and that women across race and ethnicity are leading through philanthropy. As communities of color grow in wealth and influence, the study demonstrates the unique perspectives women of color bring to philanthropy and underscores the importance of understanding and engaging donors from diverse backgrounds.

Audience: All Funders
Topic: Grantmaking

The Foundation Center compiles Foundation Landscapes that combine multiple resources, including data visualization tools, original research, and more to illuminate critical issues in philanthropy. This page, focused on racial equity, includes a collection of research, upcoming trainings and webinars, news articles, and blog posts from experts in the field. 

Audience: All Funders

The Center for Effective Philanthropy (CEP) collected candid, anonymous feedback over 15 years from more than 100,000 nonprofit leaders to produce this report detailing five things that nonprofits want their donors to know but may not be telling them directly.

Audience: All Funders
Topic: Grantmaking

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