Resilient Philanthropy

  • Nonprofit Resiliency Through Collaborative Education

    Nonprofit Resiliency Through Collaborative Education

    The Gifford Foundation and consulting partners have worked together to build educational initiatives that further the goals of the foundation and their community - creating organizational resilience.

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  • Grant Funding: An Evolving View of Impact and Sustainability

    Grant Funding: An Evolving View of Impact and Sustainability

    Measuring short-term results helps to keep programs on track. It's time to take a deeper look into how we evaluate our service and impact.

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  • Community Rooted in Philanthropy: Compass Community Story Part 1

    Community Rooted in Philanthropy: Compass Community Story Part 1

    Building and relying on community is what philanthropy is all about. Learn how this plays into the success of Compass, our online community for the philanthropic sector.

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  • 3 Tips for Using E-Learning to Train Your Nonprofit Staff

    3 Tips for Using E-Learning to Train Your Nonprofit Staff

    Using e-learning to train your nonprofit’s staff isn’t as simple as creating generic PowerPoints. Explore these three tips for creating effective courses.

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  • Resilient Philanthropy Through Disaster Preparedness Collaboration1:02:23

    Resilient Philanthropy Through Disaster Preparedness Collaboration

    Hear from four participants of the PPREP Cohort on what they have accomplished, how the past year has impacted their direction and focus, and what they see for the future of disaster preparedness.

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  • How Technology Supports Resilient Philanthropy

    How Technology Supports Resilient Philanthropy

    Technology is not simply a ready-made solution. It can elevate your message, your organization, and your resilience.

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  • Strengthening Your Resilience as a Nonprofit Professional

    Strengthening Your Resilience as a Nonprofit Professional

    Resiliency is the ability to carry on with hopefulness despite adversity. Find out how to fully integrate this mindset into your organization.

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  • Do You Have an Umbrella? It's Going to Rain

    Do You Have an Umbrella? It's Going to Rain

    Rainy days are inevitable. Find your "umbrella" by not only planning through changes, but learning how to be ready for the unexpected.

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  • Resilient Philanthropy Through Collaborative Programs55:17

    Resilient Philanthropy Through Collaborative Programs

    Learn from three Northwest Education Access staff about how their unique and collaborative model has enabled them to support students outside of the "traditional" scholarship programs.

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  • Nonprofit Resiliency Through Collaborative Education1:01:05

    Nonprofit Resiliency Through Collaborative Education

    The Gifford Foundation and consulting partners discuss how they've worked together to build educational initiatives that further the goals of the foundation and their community to build resiliency.

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  • Normal Is As Normal Does

    Normal Is As Normal Does

    As day to day life was turned upside down, now is the time to consider what the new normal will eventually become and how to prepare for it.

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  • In 2021, Choose Kind

    In 2021, Choose Kind

    After a year like 2020, take time to reflect and improve daily life through a single choice: to be kind.

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  • Agile in Nonprofits Interview with Solomon Belette

    Agile in Nonprofits Interview with Solomon Belette

    Learning more about the importance and application of agility can increase effectiveness and efficiency in nonprofit efforts. This is something to keep in mind when strategizing for 2021.

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  • Giving Days: Bringing Strength and Awareness to Communities

    Giving Days: Bringing Strength and Awareness to Communities

    Each year, spring heralds giving day events around the country. While community events come in all shapes and sizes, the giving day model is an effective way to educate and engage the public.

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  • Grantmakers: Listening Leads to Resilient Philanthropy

    Grantmakers: Listening Leads to Resilient Philanthropy

    Listening is the key to improving your relationships, your processes, and your organization's resilience.

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  • Leveraging Tech: Prepare. Seek. Begin.

    Leveraging Tech: Prepare. Seek. Begin.

    Don’t ask, “What can technology do for me?” Instead ask, “How can I leverage technology to become more resilient?” The right solution should be an extension of your knowledge, talents, and passion.

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  • Scholarship Planning: What worked, what didn’t, and how to move forward.

    Scholarship Planning: What worked, what didn’t, and how to move forward.

    Action is where the change happens. A well thought out action is what makes the next cycle smoother. Consider the following solutions to alleviate pain points...

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  • Staying Grounded in a Pandemic: Tips from the Foundant Team

    Staying Grounded in a Pandemic: Tips from the Foundant Team

    Work life balance is, well, a balancing act. Here are a few ways we, at Foundant keep ourselves feeling energized and productive during the day, both inside and outside of the office!

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  • Becoming the "MacGyver" of Grants

    Becoming the "MacGyver" of Grants

    For any grant professional, a key strength is being resilient. Remember that you have access to two primary types of resources – external and internal.

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  • Great Service Makes the World Go Round

    Great Service Makes the World Go Round

    Customer service shouldn’t be undervalued. The personal relationships built by providing exceptional service can become an integral part of any purchase decision.

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