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Four ‘T’s for Better Funding Relationships and Healthier Nonprofits

As the old saying goes “Victory has a thousand fathers.” And few victories come as close to that claim as the successes wrought by funders and their grantees.  It takes […]
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How Giving Circles Have Shaped the Latino Community Foundation’s Grantmaking — And What Comes Next

At the heart of the Latino Community Foundation’s (LCF) mission to unleash the civic and economic power of Latinos are our most passionate advocates: the members of our Latino Giving […]
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Elections Are Coming, and the Time for Funders to Act Is Now

Summer is heating up and so, too, are efforts to register voters and get out the vote in advance of what is promising to be a tense election season. Not […]
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Making It Count: Expanding the Ford Foundation’s Diversity Data Collection Beyond the United States

As a global funder, we often hear from, and share with, our peers the challenges of collecting grantee demographic data internationally. This includes questions of how to navigate different legal […]
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Reimagining the Philanthropic Resource Chain: Lessons from Fiscal Sponsorship and Intermediary Funds

In the philanthropic sector, intermediaries and fiscal sponsors play a vital role. They are the critical links that connect resources from donors to historically overlooked causes and marginalized communities. Pooling […]
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Let’s Go Beyond ‘One Foundation’: The Promise of Changing Practices in Philanthropy

For every time someone in philanthropy says, ‘if you know one foundation, you know one foundation,’ they have heard tenfold the call from nonprofits for more general operating support and […]
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Adopting a Mental Health Mindset Will Help Both Funders and Nonprofits Thrive

You are exhausted, a next-level fatigue. Your body is so tired, but your mind can’t stop. It pings from what is right in front of you — grant deadlines, board […]
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Funders: Let’s Stop Making Nonprofits Choose Between Balanced Budgets and Burnout

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To Ensure Nonprofit Well-Being, Invest in Wages, Workload, and Working Conditions

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Prioritizing Grants Management: An Unsung Key to Effective Funding

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Closing the Feedback Loop with Grantees: A Conversation with the Max M. and Marjorie S. Fisher Foundation

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Going Beyond Innovating: Reimagining the Program Officer Role

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The Abbott Approach: Innovating in the Program Officer Role

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