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Resources from New Grantmakers Institute: Grantmaking for the 21st Century

Publication date: 
09/2016
If you're new to philanthropy, or interested in sharpening your skills, NCG's signature program, New Grantmakers Institute: Grantmaking for the 21st Century , helps build your framework for best practices for ethical and effective grantmaking, and helps you place yourself within this ecosystem you are a part of.
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Resources from 2015 New Grantmakers Institute: Essential Skills & Strategies

Publication date: 
10/2015
For new grantmakers it is essential to hit the ground running by equipping themselves with the tools and best practices for making sound funding recommendations. The New Grantmakers Institute is a cost-effective, local option that develops important skills, helps build lasting peer relationships with other grantmakers in our community, and cultivates the ability to ask critical questions of ourselves and others about our role as change-makers in our communities.
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For Generations to Come: Chinese American Philanthropy in the Bay Area

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03/2015
NCG members the Chinese American Community Foundation and Silicon Valley Community Foundation partnered to publish this report to better understand and celebrate the Chinese American community in the Bay Area, including the many contributions made to the Bay Area.
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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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Out in the South Part II: LGBTQ Community Assets in the U.S. South

Publication date: 
09/2014
This Funders for LGBTQ Issues report is the second in a series of reports entitled Out in the South. The report assesses the state of the LGBTQ movement in the U.S. South based on a comprehensive scan of the region's LGBTQ community assets, a survey of more than 200 organizers and service providers working in the South, and in-depth interviews with 30 LGBTQ leaders.
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Building Power Through Data-Sharing: Issues and Opportunities for Environmental Health and Justice Funders

Publication date: 
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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Advancing Human Rights: The State of Global Foundation Grantmaking

Publication date: 
07/2014
The Foundation Center and International Human Rights Funders Group (IHRFG) have produced two new resources that facilitate strategic decision making in human rights philanthropy: An interactive website that animates funding flows and a report analyzing $1.7 billion in grants.
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Pathways Forward: Foundation Funding for LGBTQ Immigration Issues

Publication date: 
07/2014
This LGBTQ Funders report, made possible by the generous support of the Evelyn & Walter Haas, Jr. Fund, provides detailed data on the current scope and character of foundation funding at the intersection of LGBTQ and immigrant rights
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Where Do We Go From Here: Philanthropic Support for Black Men and Boys

Publication date: 
07/2014
This report examines U.S. foundation giving explicitly in support of black males by issue area, type of support, and geographic area served. The analyses explore patterns of giving by larger U.S. foundations over the past eight years, with a focus on giving from 2008 to 2010.

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