From the Center for Effective Philanthropy, most of foundations’ efforts to contribute ‘beyond the money’ has little beneficial impact on grantees.
The report explores the ways in which infrastructure organizations think about the value and the mechanics of collaboration—the drivers and barriers to collaborative work—and to determine ways to encourage more effective partnerships.
This webinar detailing the Urban Institute's Community Platform show how 10 states are implementing a web-based platform to help foundations and other community organizations respond effectively to civic challenges.
When done well, community leadership can provide enormous benefit for both a community foundation and the community it serves. During this webinar, you will hear how emerging community foundations define their leadership opportunities.
This guide from the TCC Group provides an overview of how grantmakers can launch or enhance a robust capacity-building program that focuses on strengthening their grantees.
From TCC, which developed the Core Capacity Assessment tool, this resource investigates how organizations can put these core capacities to work in achieving organizational sustainability in difficult economic times.
From GEO, what does it mean to truly and authentically engage a community in evaluation?
From GEO, collective action is an effective way for nonprofits to increase their impact, but they often lack the key capacities that enable these types of partnerships to thrive.
It helps to think of grantmaking strategies along a continuum and to choose different approaches at different times, depending on the results you want to achieve.
A guidebook from the Jessie Ball duPont Fund detailing lessons learned from their efforts in the disaster recovery and rebuilding efforts after the rash of tornadoes that devastated Alabama in April 2011.