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Resource

How Effective Nonprofits Work: A Guide for Donors, Board Members, and Foundation Officers

Publication date: 
02/2003

This easy-to-reference primer shortens the traditional learning curve that empowers donors, volunteers and others to become active leaders in nonprofits. The book covers essentials such as assessing nonprofits’ effectiveness; the roles of staff, boards and donors; and the importance of fundraising and preparation for the future. Quick takes on nonprofit strategies, structures, and best practices are interspersed with short essays. Applicable to both new and experienced nonprofit supporters, it blends practical information with analytical perspectives from experts in the field.

Event

2018 Get a BEER* and Undo Nonprofit Power Dynamics Day (GBUNPD)

Thursday, June 21, 2018 -
4:30pm to 6:30pm
Washington, DC

Help us celebrate the third annual Get a BEER* and Undo Nonprofit Power Dynamics Day (GBUNPD for short) on Thursday, June 21, 2018, this year’s Summer Solstice.

News

With New Name & Vision, United Philanthropy Forum Leads a New Network to Advance Philanthropy

Release Date: 
07/24/2017

WASHINGTON, DC (July 18, 2017) — United Philanthropy Forum, formerly the Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers, has unveiled a new name and new visual identity to reflect a transformed organization.

“The Forum is creating a new kind of philanthropic network to lead change and

Knowledgebase

Leveraging Limited Dollars

This paper will help philanthropic executives and trustees explore three innovative strategies to achieve greater results with their limited grant dollars. It distills findings from more than 400 pages of research amassed over three years as part of the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy’s Grantmaking for Community Impact Project.

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