Questions, tips and worksheets developed by the Kresge Foundation for its long-time funding method, the challenge grant.
A working glossary of terms to help shape a common language for work in Community Capacity. This glossary is intended to help promote philanthropy's roles in building community capacity by defining core concepts and closely related terms.
Participants in the James Irvine Foundation's Community Foundations Initiative II share how board members can contribute mightily to growth in the visibility and assets of their organizations. They focus on setting clear expectations, providing continuous education, developing needed tools and equipment, creating positive opportunities and experiences, and establishing the right environment for success.
This resource has been designed and assembled by the Macro International evaluation team with the support of the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation as a starter kit to promote the integration of effective evaluation into grantmaker education programs.
A study in support of the pursuit of excellence assessment process by Susan Crites Price and Alice Buhl for the National Center for Family Philanthropy.
The Rural Development Philanthropy Learning Network is a diverse group of community foundations and funds, and philanthropic and rural development organizations that exchange experience, knowledge and skills to increase rural assets and improve rural livelihood.
This research documents how 15 nonprofit organizations in Los Angeles County and their allies leveraged foundation grants to secure nearly $91 of benefit for every dollar spent for Los Angeles citizens.
How can a grantmaker covert a concept into a specific request for proposals? Read about one grantmaker's efforts to build financial strength and program quality for community foundations in a casestudy from Grantcraft.