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Strategy & Collaboration

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.

This book takes a no-nonsense look at the intricacies of establishing successful partnerships between nonprofit organizations, between nonprofits and for-profit companies, and between nonprofit organizations and governmental entities.

Audience: All Funders

This resource monograph developed by Philanthropy Ohio provides brief case studies of several partnerships in which foundations play or have played a pivotal role, beyond funding to convening, advocacy and technical assistance.

Does collaboration have intrinsic value? Explore the potential and pitfalls of partnership for achieving foundation's goals through a case study analysis from the Wallace Foundation.

Audience: All Funders

This significant guide puts the tools of democracy into everyone's hands. Based on the best of Blandin Foundation's 20-year experience in developing community leaders, it gives community members the tools to bring people together to make changes.

In Forming Alliances, authors Hoskins and Angelica help you understand and strategically form alliances that work at a lower level of intensity.

Audience: All Funders
Release Date: May 22, 2018

Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation releases new strategic plan guided by the vision of an equitable New Jersey through creative, engaged, and sustainable communities.

News Type: News
Audience: All Funders
Release Date: March 19, 2018

Elaine Katz from the Kessler Foundation authored this GrantCraft blog post about how the recent recession has paved new avenues for collaboration. She sees more models (i.e. learning networks, funder syndicates, and venture models), that highlight collaborative funding as an increasingly popular and practical option for funders.

News Type: News
Audience: All Funders
Release Date: August 31, 2016

This opinion piece by Elizabeth Christopherson, president of the Rita Allen Foundation and Nina Stack, president of the Council of New Jersey Grantmakers, discusses how organizations can learn from one another's experience and use them to better prepare for the next crisis.

News Type: News
Audience: All Funders
Release Date: May 22, 2014

Michael Bzdak, Executive Director, Corporate Contributions, Johnson & Johnson shares his experience of business- education partnerships with the Johnson & Johnson Bridge to Employment (BTE) programme.

News Type: News
Audience: All Funders

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