A growing number of foundations and philanthropists have elected to give away their money by a fixed date rather than establish perpetual foundations.
In a series of four podcasts, GrantCraft explores the values, motivations, and stories of the up-and-coming generation of philanthropists.
Criteria for Philanthropy at Its Best: Benchmarks to Assess and Enhance Grantmaker Impact is the first ever set of measurable guidelines that will help foundations and other institutional grantmakers operate ethically and maximize the impact of their dollars.
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.
Originally published at a time of many hospital conversions, this paper continues to provide helpful information on philanthropic options for the sale of hospital assets.
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.
Check out the latest releases from around the nonprofit sector featuring items from BoardSource, GuideStar and Minnesota Council on Foundations.
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
How Effective Nonprofits Work, one of our most popular past publications, is now available electronically for the first time on the Forum's website.
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.