GWPs website features resources from 34 regional associations, their 4,000 grantmaking foundation members, and colleague philanthropic partners.
Our easy-to-use searchable library connects members to a vast array of GWP’s own resources plus plus a national database of philanthropy material. As a GWP member, you have access to GWP’s past program videos, webinar recordings, and session materials, as well as a curated collection of presentations, white papers, and research reports from regional grantmaker associations nationwide.
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"Small Can Be Effective" by Paul N. Ylvisaker, resource for Family Foundation Learning Network
The Early Childhood Funders Collaborative has compiled resources for funders to help ensure all children are counted in 2020.
Census Fact Sheets and additional Census resources shared by the Funder Census Initiative.
Resources from 6-5-19 Administrative Learning Network Session: Secret Tech Weapons with Beth Z.
Resources from the 6-18-19 Grants Managers Learning Network Session: 10 Easy Ways to Improve Your Grantmaking Practices
Resources from the 6-20-19 GWP Corporate Funders’ Learning Session: Partnership Management
Resources from 6-6-19 GWP Arts Learning Session: Coordinating Strategies In Arts Education
On June 13, 2019 GWP’s Family Foundation Network hosted its first gathering. A group of family foundation staff and family members gathered together to discuss best practices and challenges in building multi-generational involvement in your family foundation. Below you will find the resources from that meeting.
Resources from June 11, 2019 Program: GWP Learning Session - Awake To Woke To Work: Building A Race Equity Culture
An update for Pennsylvania funders on national, statewide and local activities currently being undertaken – and where philanthropy can continue to play a role – to ensure a fair and accurate census count.
Resources from the March Opioid Funders' Workgroup Session.
The Amplifier Resource Library contains materials for every step of the giving circle experience. From recruitment to grantmaking.
Local giving circles may be eligible for membership in GWP. If interested, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org .
February 12, 2019 Presentation from Opioid Funders' Workgroup Session
Resources from Implementation Science 101 workshop held on February 20, 2019.
On February 27, 2019, GWP hosted an “Off the Record” discussion with Partner4Work’s new CEO, Earl Buford and their board chair, Mark Latterner. The conversation was moderated by senior program officer at the Richard King Mellon Foundation, Lisa Kuzma. Resources from this session can be found below.
GWP dues cover the calendar year and are based on a member organization's grant payout. The dues for organizations that join later during the year are pro-rated. Dues are determined by a formula applied to the average of a three-year payout period.
Funders in Allegheny County pay the calculated amount in full.
Funders located in the Collar County Region pay 75% of the calculated dues amount.
The Collar County Region includes these counties:
Using machine learning and big data from nonprofit IRS 990’s, foundation and other charitable giving, zip code level economic data, and population demographics, we can predict, among other things, which nonprofits will be financially healthy and why. Join us for a workshop with Pete York, evaluation expert and data scientist, who will share how these methods can help program officers, leaders and managers discover precisely what works, for whom and to use on-demand insights to achieve better outcomes.
Use this resource as talking points for your Hill meetings at FOTH. The document includes suggested topics and messages to deliver to your members of Congress to ensure that all delegations are speaking with one voice about the issues that impact the sector.
Speadsheet and contact information for members of the Senate Finance Committee and House Ways and Means Committee in the 116th Congress.