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Resources from Beyond the Grant: Building Capacity of Your Nonprofit Grantees Through Pro-Bono

Publication date: 
10/2014
As part of Global Pro Bono Week, NCG is partnered with the Taproot Foundation to present a special program on how funders can support their grantees' work by providing much-needed pro-bono services.
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Giving More, Making Change.

Publication date: 
08/2013
In 2012 FACT made final grants to its portfolio of grantees. As planned, the foundation spent out its endowment as part of a strategy to have the most impact within a fixed period of time. This website, developed from the report, Giving More. Making Change. A Journey in Progressive Grant Making , is presented here to document FACT’s work, principles and its impact over almost 18 years of existence.
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Foundation Diversity Policies and Practices Toolkit

Publication date: 
05/2009
In 2008, in its quest to improve the effectiveness of its grants portfolio and institutional operations, The California Endowment contracted with Social Policy Research Associates (SPR) to complete an internal assessment of its diversity policies and practices.
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Beyond Five Percent

Publication date: 
10/2007
Beyond Five Percent profiles several organizations that have charted alternative paths to the traditional lifespan model for foundations. This includes foundations that are adopting a limited existence by "spending down" their resources through a variety of methods, as well as those that have adopted policies of higher or flexible payout without necessarily intending to spend down. This report is intended to aid grantmakers looking for insightful approaches to philanthropy and innovative ways to deploy their assets.
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We All Deserve to Be Counted: Our Plan for the Next Census

Release Date: 
04/04/2018
Our state is great because of the strength we draw from our diversity, including the 10 million immigrants who live here. Immigrants and their families are our classmates and colleagues, our neighbors, and family members. No matter where someone...
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Policy for Good

Release Date: 
12/14/2017
Last month NCG weighed in on its first public policy issue – opposing changes to San Francisco’s campaign finance and conflict of interest laws. True, it’s not the sexiest of issues but it was one with huge implications for philanthropy and our...

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