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Women's Giving Circles: Reflections from the Founders adds the valuable perspective of personal narrative to understanding the growth of giving circles over the past ten years. Focused on the motivations, challenges, and opportunities of the 18 giving circle founders interviewed, the booklet is a testament to two factors that propelled this grassroots phenomenon – media interest and the powerful women’s social network.
Audience: All Funders
Topic: Grantmaking
Released by the University of Nebraska at Omaha, the Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers, and the Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University, “The Impact of Giving Together” specifically examines the impact of giving circles on members’ giving and civic engagement.
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Topic: Grantmaking
There are many ways to start a giving circle. These 10 steps can give you a starting point and a basic roadmap.
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Topic: Grantmaking

This report includes the first ever set of measurable guidelines that will help foundations and other institutional grantmakers operate ethically and maximize the impact of their dollars. It attempts to answer the questions: What differentiates an exemplary foundation from the rest of its peers?

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Topic: Grantmaking

An online searchable database of vetted consultants with experience working with grantmakers.

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This brochure will explain why grantmaking within communities of color is important, how racial, ethnic and tribal philanthropists structure their giving, and how you can support these donors.
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A report from the Rose Foundation on lessons learned from six years of grassroots grantmaking.

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Topic: Grantmaking
Learn how to help victims of disasters in ways that comply with federal tax rules that apply to charitable organizations from the Internal Revenue Service.
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Topic: Grantmaking

How can a grantmaker covert a concept into a specific request for proposals? Read about one grantmaker's efforts to build financial strength and program quality for community foundations in a casestudy from Grantcraft.

Although grants to individuals make additional demands on foundations both legally and administratively, they are sometimes the best way to achieve your mission objective. Find out how to design and manage a grants-to-individuals program from Grantcraft.

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Topic: Grantmaking

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