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Strengthening Democracy, Increasing Opportunities: Impacts of Advocacy, Organizing and Civic Engagement

Publication date: 
01/2009
This research documents how 15 nonprofit organizations in Los Angeles County and their allies leveraged foundation grants to secure nearly $91 of benefit for every dollar spent for Los Angeles citizens.
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Best Practices in Disaster Grantmaking: Lessons from the Gulf Coast

Publication date: 
04/2008
This comprehensive report shares the experiences of donors that provided funding following Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, and offers a blueprint for future philanthropic intervention following such disasters.
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Using Your Organization's Technology to Connect

Publication date: 
03/2007
How can you tell if you are effectively using your technology resources to connect with members? Explore a knowledge management framework from ASAE that shows you how to use, enhance, and promote your technology resources.
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Leveraging What You Know: Knowledge Management Strategies for Funders

Publication date: 
11/2004
How can grantmakers use knowledge management to increase the impact of their work? Explore key issues and lessons learned from Grantmakers for Effective Organizations.
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Latest Releases From the Field- Early June 2018

Release Date: 
06/13/2018

Check out the latest releases from around the nonprofit sector featuring items from Building Movement Project, Connecticut Council for Philanthropy, Fidelity Charitable, Florida Philanthropic Network, Giving USA, Grantmakers in the Arts and National Center for Family Philanthropy.

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The Family Foundation Life Cycle and the Role of Consultants

Wednesday, January 20, 2016 - 2:00pm
Family foundations come with a unique set of dynamics, like their dedication to preserving a legacy and to sharing decision-making among family members. These dynamics are often a significant influence on a foundation’s governance and operations, and they can also extend to how family foundations’ experiences with consultants differ from those of other foundations or nonprofits. In this webinar, our presenters will explore common experiences that lead family foundation to seek external help and what these foundations can learn from the experiences of their peers.
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