At GWP's recent Grants Manager Roundtable, Bethany Hemingway shared a document produced by Idealware which she found very helpful while exploring options for grant management systems. We wanted to make this document available to GWP members.
GWP Program Materials
A joint effort by Grantmakers of Western Pennsylvania and the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh – Nonprofit Resource Center, this program provided an opportunity for grantseekers to enrich their understanding about organizations in our region that support nonprofit capacity building efforts. Representatives from several local funding agencies provided an overview of their initiatives, briefly describing their giving priorities, types of capacity building support (grants/technical assistance), application guidelines, how and when decisions are made, and more!
The POISE Foundation recently announced the publication of their first position paper entitled, “Strengthening Black Families: A Case for Philanthropic Investment.”
On June 26th, GWP members had the opportunity to take a deeper look at the framework of this paper and discuss POISE’s rational behind their shift to a family-centered approach and the Strengthening Black Families (SBF) program strategy as a promising case example.
The Philanthropy Forum at GSPIA, GWP, The Forbes Funds and Greater Pittsburgh Nonprofit Partnership (GPNP) are collaborating to present a series of programs focused on investing for greater impact. The first session, held in January 2015, explored the topic of impact investing/mission investing. In this second session, held in March 2015, we considered deeper capitalization strategies.
This meeting engaged participants in a conversation on how local, geographically-based philanthropists can prepare, plan, and collaborate around the topic of disasters.
More than 190 foundation trustees and staff from across the country participated in Foundations on the Hill on March 18 and 19, 2015. to meet with members of Congress and discuss key issues of importance to foundations and philanthropy.
The first of two panel discussions during which we explored the topic of impact investing, how it operates and lessons learned to date. This session presented some of the traditional tools of impact investing, and some of the newer methods being used in the social innovation space.
These are sample documents of Document Retention policies to use as a guide in preparing your organization's Document Retention Policy.
These are the program materials from the January 29, 2015 Administrative Roundtable discussing Document Retention and Technology.