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Supporting Grantee Capacity: Strengthening Effectiveness Together

Publication date: 
02/2015
This GrantCraft guide tackles many topics, including investment approaches, appraisal of funding opportunities from the standpoints of opportunity assessment and funder capacity, funder-grantee power dynamics, and assessing impact.
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Many Voices, One Goal

Publication date: 
12/2014
Many Voices, One Goal: How an Informal Foundation Collaboration Helped Make California History is a new report produced by NCG members The Stuart Foundation and the Silver Giving Foundation on their collaborative work to influence education financing policy in California.
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A Portrait of California 2014-2015: California Human Development Report

Publication date: 
12/2014
Instead of relying only on economic analysis, Measure of America’s A Portrait of California uses the human development approach to tell us how people are doing. Three dimensions—a long and healthy life, access to knowledge, and a decent standard of living—are examined in detail and presented along a simple ten-point scale: the American Human Development (HD) Index.
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Resources from 25 Years After Loma Prieta and Days After Napa

Publication date: 
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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Resources from 2014 Corporate Philanthropy Institute: The Time Is Now

Publication date: 
11/2014
2014 CPI prepare CSR and corporate philanthropy practitioners to meet the changing expectations and anticipate future demands for corporate citizenship. The agenda was designed for professionals that are looking for forward-thinking ideas to help them create meaningful impact in the world --now and in the future.
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Is Grantmaking Getting Smarter?

Publication date: 
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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Foundations Facilitate Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: Partnering with Community and Nonprofits

Publication date: 
09/2014
This new D5 report confirms that foundations can, in fact, facilitate diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) through their grantmaking processes and their partnerships with nonprofits—and identifies eight specific practices for foundations to emulate.

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