Fund the People created this toolkit to provide practical guidance, promising practices, and illustrative data to help funders, nonprofits, and others to maximize investments in the nonprofit workforce.
In Supporting Grantee Capacity: Strengthening Effectiveness Together, GrantCraft look at how funders approach building capacity with grantees. Through examples from foundations ranging in size, mission, and geography, we explore various strategies for capacity building and the types of awareness that funders can choose to incorporate in decision making to facilitate informed, thoughtful judgments about strengthening organizations.
Although co-funding is not a new idea recent efforts have contributed to a more sophisticated understanding of how to ensure that co-funding arrangements have the desired impact. This report is part of Grantmakers for Effective Organizations' Scaling What Works initiative.
This report highlights three philanthropic efforts to build the capacity of local communities in the West - The Ford Family Foundation’s Ford Institute Leadership Program, the Northwest Area Foundation’s Horizons Program, and the Orton Family Foundation’s Heart and Soul Community Planning Program.
Compiled responses from an April 19, 2011 listserve query regarding foundations who have dedicated staff to assist in nonprofit fundraising or other capacity building efforts.
This report clarifies and broadens the definition of capacity building. The findings of this report represent a collective body of information that will be useful to the social, public, and private sectors.
Copublished by Grantmakers for Effective Organizations and IISC, this guide argues the value of engaging diverse stakeholders, highlights grantmakers who are bringing stakeholders into the center of their work and offers a variety of tools to help grantmakers better engage grantees, community members and other partners.
Check out the latest releases from around the nonprofit sector featuring items from the Center for Disaster Philanthropy, Center for Effective Philanthropy, Foundation Center, Funders Concerned About AIDS, GrantCraft, National Philanthropic Trust and Washington Regional Association of Grantmakers.
Check out the latest releases from around the nonprofit sector featuring items from the Center for Effective Philanthropy, Exponent Philanthropy Funders for LGBTQ Issues and Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors.
Check out the latest releases from around the nonprofit sector featuring items from CF Insights & CFLeads, Funders Concerned About AIDS, Fund the People and Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems Funders.