Resources from a pre-conference session that was moderated by The Giving Practice and featured Lucy Bernholz of Stanford University’s Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society who discussed thinking about the future of their work and how leadership can or should change. A few PSO leaders shared challenges that they faced and solutions that discovered to combat that challenge, do deep-dives into understanding and discussing how PSOs can be effective partners to maximize impact.
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Use these sample letters from Philanthropy Ohio to draft letters to your members of Congress in support of the 2020 Census.
Low levels of diversity in the senior ranks of foundations have proven to be a stubborn challenge for the field of philanthropy. A report by Forward Change takes an important step toward a deeper understanding of the career pathways of professionals of color in philanthropy—how they enter foundations, how they advance across their careers, and what factors affect their advancement within the sector.
Strategic planning can help philanthropy-serving organizations meet the current and future needs of the foundations they serve. Yet to be successful, a strategic plan must provide concrete goals and realistic deadlines for meeting them.
The following Giving Studies were produced by regional associations to report on organized giving in their service areas, identify and understand the impact and matters of philanthropy, and provide a broad picture of a region's private charitable resources.
A collection of sample member recruitment letters and other tools.
Sample handouts and leave behind packets developed by regional associations for Foundations on the Hill.