As grantmakers working on complex social issues, it can be hard to get access to the data you need to make good funding decisions. Do you find yourself turning to dozens of sources to get good data?
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The fourth quarterly program of this year’s series, New and Improved You: Professional and Career Development, will recap our discussions on organizations and resources for professional growth, learning new tips and tricks in technology, and exploring the importance of conveying your wonderful.
Almost a quarter of our New York City kids do not graduate from high school. Thousands come in far behind and the system is not meeting their needs.
Join us for the first of a four part series, that will explore the Campaign for Grade Level Reading Initiative and its core community solution areas.
Only 1% or less of foundation grant dollars aim to build up nonprofit professionals, or empower nonprofits to develop their staff. And that has been the case for at least 20 years now.
What does the leadership road map look like from where you are?
The employee handbook isn’t the most popular or exciting read in an organization—until, in a time of need or keen interest, an employee seeks to review office expectations and policies.
Is your foundation ready for the next big media crisis?
What are the key governance and grantmaking issues facing family foundation boards and staff in the 21st Century?
Interactive projects are shaking up the documentary film landscape.
Over the years, the field of youth services has adopted youth development principles as a philosophy, approach, knowledge base and set of practices and outcomes to create a framework for working effectively with young people.
With concepts like “shared value” taking root, the role of corporate philanthropy is evolving well beyond a traditional grant making strategy to encompass supply chain, compliance, human resources and sustainable business practice.
Over the past 40 years, the United States has resettled more than three million refugees.
You get the concept of impacting investing - merging social impact with financial results, unlocking private capital for social good, generating positive social and financial returns, and so on.
Recent data from the World Health Organization (WHO) indicates an alarming trend! Suicide is the leading cause of death in teenage girls, ages 15-19, outside of Africa.
Power dynamics can really get in the way when you are trying to build a healthy, strong organization.
Essential Skills and Strategies for New Grantmakers (ESS) provides an introduction to grantmaking and philanthropy for program officers with less than two years of experience in the philanthropic sector.
The emerging field of creative aging focuses on the positive and powerful role of the arts in enhancing the quality of life for older Americans.
Is it possible to make grants to individuals or organizations that are not charities? Can we support grantees where one or more of our board members has a conflict of interest?