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Grantmaking With a Racial Equity Lens

Publication date: 
01/2007

A focus on racial equity can increase your effectiveness at every stage of the grant making process. Explores how a racial equity lens can help you scan your field or community, cultivate new leaders, encourage creative approaches, and nourish change inside your own foundation.  From Grantcraft and the Philanthropic Initiative for Racial Equity.

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Accountability Self-Assessment Tool for Staffed Foundations

Publication date: 
11/2006

This tool for staffed foundations includes an accountability self-assessment and a legal checklist. It is divided into nine topic sections, each of which is divided into three levels, which can help foundations tailor the tool to meet their specific interests and needs. Also included are an Excel spreadsheet to help tabulate responses, an extensive accountability resource list, and a glossary of key words and concepts used in the tool.

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How the Funder Network Model Can Be Used

This model is a first generation “flexible description” of how funder networks contribute to outcomes at the levels of membership, philanthropy, and the social sector. An individual funder network might find its desired impacts described by one or more of the purposes listed in the first column of the Model, and consult the subsequent columns to locate strategies and tactics as well as to define desired outcomes.

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