A joint project of CompassPoint and the Evelyn and Walter Haas, Jr. Fund , UnderDeveloped: A National Study of Challenges Facing Nonprofit Fundraising reveals that many nonprofits are stuck in a vicious cycle that threatens their ability to raise the resources they need to succeed. The report found high levels of turnover and lengthy vacancies in development director positions throughout the sector. More significantly, the study reveals deeper issues that contribute to instability in the development director role, including a lack of basic fundraising systems and inadequate attention to fund...
This Grantmakers for Effective Organizations briefing paper explores the role grantmakers can play in assessing and nurturing an organization's internal health, while putting them on track to financial sustainability.
Published by NCG member Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors , The Philanthropy Roadmap includes a series of guides on issues donors might face in their philanthropy and profiles of Great Givers, real-life individuals, couples and families who exemplify thoughtful, effective giving.
Fusing Arts, Culture and Social Change: High Impact Strategies for Philanthropy examines the role of the arts in engaging, educating, and building communities and addressing social, economic, environmental, and other injustices
This detailed case study outlines the candid details of a complicated merger between two, very different, community foundations (the Community Foundation of Silicon Valley serving Santa Clara County and the Peninsula Community Foundation serving San Mateo County).