Strong leadership is critical for effective social sector organizations, yet the sector chronically underinvests in its leaders. This publication synthesizes findings from new research conducted by the authors and offers recommendations for grantmakers.
Despite a field replete with research, analysis, recommended policies and practices — not to mention an abundance of educational programs and frameworks for grantmaking to diverse communities — philanthropic leaders have been slow to advance these values in their foundations. Philanthropy Northwest (PNW) wondered: what is getting in the way? Why are good intentions, buttressed with theory and practical advice, not achieving better results on measures of diversity, equity and inclusion?
With the support of the D5 Coalition, PNW began a year-long study to explore these questions. The ...
During this webinar, Fund the People will help PSO funder members better understand how to bake-in talent-investing - the intentional deployment of resources to support and develop nonprofit professionals and leaders - into their strategy and grantmaking. This program is open to all Forum members and their members.
Check out the latest releases from around the nonprofit sector featuring items from The Building Movement Project, The Annie E. Casey Foundation, The Center for Effective Philanthropy, National Center for Family Philanthropy, and U.S. Trust.
Our top ten philanthropy resources from around the sector including why philanthropy should address race and racism, not just diversity in the workplace, reflections on building grantee fundraising capacity, and a call for family foundations to incorporate risks and values into their conversations.
Check out the latest releases from around the nonprofit sector featuring releases from Grantmakers in the Arts, Catalyst Fund for Nonprofits, Bridgespan, International Human Rights Funders Group, Ariadna, European Foundation Center, Bay Area Justice Funders Group, Minnesota Council on Foundations, and Urban Institute.
Our top ten philanthropy resources from around the sector including tips for creating better foundation websites, strategies for developing and educating board members, latest videos in Exponent Phlanthropy's Philanthropy Lessons video series, and commentary on how foundations should cover their grantee's full project costs.
Our latest round up of all the best new association management resources is here!
In this interview, Marissa Thiesen, President and CEO of Arizona Grantmakers Forum discusses leading and leaving AGF after 14 years of service, her future, and chairing the upcoming Forum Annual Conference.