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Relationships Matter: Program Officers, Grantees, and the Keys to Success

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11/2017
Relationships Matter: Program Officers, Grantees, and the Keys to Success sheds light on what constitutes a strong funder–grantee relationship, what nonprofits say it takes for funders to foster such relationships, and the crucial role that program officers play in the equation.
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Addressing the Social Determinants of LGBT Health Disparities

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02/2016
As a follow-up to the California LGBT Health Funding Summit last November, this summary captures the discussions and set forth recommendations for funders seeking to address social determinants of health disparities for LGBTQ people.
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Foundation Maps | California

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09/2015
Welcome to the Northern California Grantmakers Map! This map is provided to you as part of the campaign to “Get on the Map” which is a national partnership between Northern California Grantmakers, Southern California Grantmakers, San Diego Grantmakers, Foundation Center and the Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers. View Map >> Foundation Maps: California is an interactive map showing more than 80,000 grants by over a hundred California foundations, who electronically share their grantmaking data through Foundation Center’s Electronic Reporting program. The...
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Resources from How To Change The World! Philanthropy & Movement Building

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01/2015
NCRP article describes the practices the Evelyn & Walter Haas, Jr. Fund implemented to support the California's immigrants rights movement. Over time, the foundation has come to recognize the value of enabling groups on the ground to decide strategy – supported not just by its grantmaking but also by its convening power.
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Resources from 25 Years After Loma Prieta and Days After Napa

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11/2014
Using the lens of Loma Prieta, Napa, Katrina, Sandy and other disasters this program explored the role of philanthropy and nonprofits in preparing for, responding to, and mitigating disasters and how we can help communities get back to "normal."
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Is Grantmaking Getting Smarter?

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11/2014
To help us understand whether we are making progress in supporting nonprofits in ways that allow them to be successful, Grantmakers for Effective Organizations conducts field research to track trends in grantmaker practice. GEO’s 2014 study highlights some important shifts in how grantmakers support nonprofit results, but also reveals where we’re falling short.
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Building Power Through Data-Sharing: Issues and Opportunities for Environmental Health and Justice Funders

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08/2014
This Health & Environmental Funders Network paper is intended to provide environmental health and justice funders with background information that may be helpful in considering investments to increase data-sharing.

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