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This report by the Philanthropic Collaborative is a first-of-its-kind IMPLAN economic analysis showing that foundation grantmaking supports 8.8 million jobs, billions of dollars in wages, and adds $570 billion to the GDP over generations.

Topic: Grantmaking

This workbook from Idealware and NTEN addresses the disconnect between the tactical work of collecting and tracking data and the strategic work of defining and using the data for the organization's mission.

Audience: All Funders
Topic: Grantmaking

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.

Audience: All Funders
Topic: Grantmaking
Snapshot: Trends and Strategies to Engage Employees in Greater Giving reveals the most dramatic shift in employee giving over the past decade.
Audience: Corporate Giving
Topic: Grantmaking
Questions, tips and worksheets developed by the Kresge Foundation for its long-time funding method, the challenge grant.
Topic: Grantmaking

In this report, the Colorado Trust and Innovation Network chronicle the Trust's strategy for funding advocacy and provide a strategic evaluation for their successes and failures.

Audience: All Funders
Topic: Grantmaking

The Council on Foundations International Grantmaking program provides a number of resources on international grantmaking, including a thorough introduction to the primary issues facing funders working outside US borders.

Audience: All Funders
Topic: Grantmaking

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

Audience: All Funders
Topic: Grantmaking

This briefing paper on Scaling What Works takes a look at how networks can support the efforts of grantmakers to build relationships, harness complementary resources and work together to scale impact.

Topic: Grantmaking

The Association of Small Foundations and the Fidelity Charitable Gift Fund report "The Best of Both Worlds: Using Private Foundations and Donor-Advised Funds" provides an analysis of donor-advised funds and foundations and offers guidance on choosing the appropriate giving vehicles and the best w

Audience: All Funders
Topic: Grantmaking

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