A Short Course on Grassroots Grantmaking was written for Grassroots Grantmakers by Janis Foster Richardson and E. Gabriel Works, and draws on more than twenty years of experience from the Grassroots Grantmakers’ network on powerful small grants approaches that make resident engagement real and elevate the contribution of grassroots citizen sector groups to community vibrancy, resiliency and justice.
This guide by Jonathan Peizer, president of Internaut Consulting, provides tips for evaluating technology grant proposals.
In the report, “Needle-Moving Community Collaboratives: A Promising Approach to Addressing America’s Biggest Challenges,” members of the White House Council for Community Solutions and Bridgespan took a look at how exemplary collaboratives made needle-moving progress (10-percent progress in a community-wide metric) on key challenges facing their communities.
The guide is based on a premise supported by everyone we interviewed: that philanthropy-serving organizations can and should become more intentional about building member support for policy work in order to be more effective in that work, and also, according to some, to be more effective associations generally.
How Can Grantmakers Focus on Nonprofit Talent to Grow Impact? explores the importance of supporting nonprofit talent development, the unique talent needs of nonprofits seeking to grow their impact and how grantmakers can help.
Idealware's Nonprofit Social Media Policy Workbook shows how to develop policies and practices for your organization.
Creating a New World of Learning, an action-planning guide for facilitators convening groups and individuals interested in learning and innovation created by Knowledgeworks.
Audio and materials developed by Council of Michigan Foundations to help Community Foundations select Grants Management Software, including the development of a functional requirement document, vendor comparison chart, staff survey, and lessons learned.