Meet the Grantmakers: Capacity Building

Publication date: 
August, 2015

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!  

Panelists included:

Kate Dewey, President, The Forbes Funds - Website

Kate Sphar, Program Officer, The McCune Foundation - Website

Elizabeth Visnic, Executive Director, Social Venture Partners Pittsburgh - Website

During the conversation, we mentioned several valuable resources.  A few of them can be found below: