Foundation management

November 12, 2009 by Steve
Documents the growth in number, giving, and assets of all active U.S. foundations from 1975 through 2003. June 2005 / 100 pp. Available online from The Foundation Center. Read More...
November 12, 2009 by Steve
Provides a first look at estimates of foundation giving for 2004 and final statistics on actual giving and assets for 2003. It also presents new top 100 foundation lists. April 2005 / 13 pp. Available online from The Foundation Center. Read More...
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
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...
April 30, 2009 by admin
2008, 56 pages. Foundation Center, 79 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY, 10003, 212-620-4230, www.foundationcenter.org Part of the “Foundations Today” series, this report focuses on foundation growth and giving by private and community foundations. Findings presented here are based on aggregate fiscal data collected by the Foundation Center on all active U.S. foundations. Read More...
April 30, 2009 by admin
2008, 116 pages. Foundation Center, 79 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY, 10003, 212-620-4230, www.foundationcenter.org http://foundationcenter.org/philanthropyannual 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...
April 30, 2009 by admin
2008, 295 pages. Brookings Institution Press, 1775 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, D.C., 20036, 202-797-6000, www.brookings.edu http://www.brookings.edu/press/Books/2008/searchforsocialentrepreneurship.aspx Read More...
April 30, 2009 by admin
Bill Ivey chaired the National Endowment for the Arts from 1998 through 2001, directed the Country Music Foundation from 1971 to 1998, and was twice elected chairman of the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences. He presently serves as founding director of the Curb Center for Art, Enterprise, and Public Policy at Vanderbilt University. Read More...