Community Foundation

Community Foundation

November 12, 2009 by Steve
Examines 2003 grantmaking patterns of a sample of more than 1,000 larger U.S. foundations, and compares current giving priorities with trends since 1990. February 2005 / 86 pp. Available online from The Foundation Center. Read More...
November 12, 2009 by Steve
Prepared in cooperation with the Council on Foundations as an update to the 2000 International Grantmaking II study, this report examines perspectives on the post-9/11 funding climate and the current outlook for the field based on a 2004 survey of more than 60 leading U.S. international grantmakers. Read More...
November 12, 2009 by Steve
Investing in Capacity Building: A Guide to High-Impact Approaches Improving management practices—the most challenging aspect of capacity building—is essential to increasing the impact of a nonprofit's limited resources. Author Barbara Blumenthal helps grantmakers and consultants design better methods of helping nonprofits, while showing nonprofit managers how to get more effective support. Read More...
November 12, 2009 by Steve
Author Paul Firstenberg challenges grantmakers to proactively assist their grantee's management in maximizing the nonprofit's social impact, showing grantseekers how potential funders increasingly emphasize organizational capacity building. Read More...
November 12, 2009 by Steve
Authors Barbara Kibbe and Fred Setterberg explain how the appropriate use of consultants can generate exciting methods of forwarding your organization's goals. Read More...
November 12, 2009 by Steve
John Nason, drawing on years of experience as a trustee, guides foundation officials and their boards through difficulties and provides insights into critical areas of concern. The Foundation Center, March 1989, 173 pp. Available online from The Foundation Center. Read More...
July 13, 2009 by admin
2009, Americans for the Arts, 21 pages. Americans for the Arts, 1000 Vermont Avenue NW, 6th Floor, Washington, D.C., 20005, (202) 371-2830, www.artsusa.org. Download: Read More...
June 19, 2009 by Steve
Since 2001, GIA and the Foundation Center have collaborated on an annual “snapshot” of foundation funding for the arts based on grants awarded by a sample of over 1,000 of the largest U.S. foundations. Given the exceptional challenges now facing the country’s foundation and nonprofit communities, we have concluded that the arts field would be better served this year by a broad overview of how foundation giving might fare during the current economic crisis. Read More...
April 30, 2009 by admin
2007, 56 pages. Urban Institute, 2100 M Street NW, Washington, D.C., 20037, 202-833-7200, www.urban.org http://www.urban.org/UploadedPDF/1001176_asd_case.pdf Read More...
April 30, 2009 by admin
2008, 129 pages. FSG Social Impact Advisors, 20 Park Plaza, Suite 320, Boston, MA, 02116, 617-357-4000, www.fsg-impact.org http://www.fsg-impact.org/ideas/item/Guide_to_Law_of_Mission_Related_Investing.html Read More...