Coffee Talk: Values-Based Grantmaking: Aligning Organizational Values with Grantmaking Practices
Watch this Coffee Talk to hear what peers have to say about the meaning and implications of moving towards values-based grantmaking.
Coffee Talk: Navigating CARES Act and Other Government Funding Programs
Listen in to hear how other funders are effectively managing the process of distributing government funds, around the CARES Act specifically, to generate maximum impact in their communities.
Coffee Talk: Grantmaking Revelations from the COVID-19 Pandemic
As with other emergency situations of national or global scale, successive waves of funding often move beyond immediate needs. Listen as other funders share what they're doing to move forward.
Coffee Talk: COVID-19 Concerns in Grantmaking (Post-pandemic Strategy)
Upcoming conversations with trustees and grantees could indicate that new funding strategies and partnerships will be necessary in light of lessons learned during the pandemic.
Good Questions = Good Data
The reporting tool in Foundant’s Grant or Scholarship Lifecycle Manager (GLM/SLM) software allows funders to collect important data to inform and assess their grantmaking.
Foundant GLM/SLM Features: Question Branching
This feature allows you to consolidate multiple processes into a single process to streamline the experience for all, hide irrelevant questions from applicants who don’t need to answer them, and more!
Framing Data to Tell Your Story
What better way to relate the importance of the programs you’ve supported and the lives affected by your grantmaking than through storytelling?
Grants Coffee Talk: Non-monetary Grantmaking and Assistance
A recent emphasis has been put on providing assistance intended to build a nonprofit’s internal capacity. Listen to your peers share experiences in the what, why, and how of non-monetary grantmaking.
Record Your Recipe: A Lesson in Workflow
Just like copying a recipe, documenting your workflow provides a record of each of the steps required to accomplish a task or deliver a product or program.
Grantmakers: Listening Leads to Resilient Philanthropy
Listening is the key to improving your relationships, your processes, and your organization's resilience.
From Chaos to Client Success: A Grant Manager Story
Community foundations are established to serve the people in their geographic region, but many don’t have competitive grant processes for local nonprofits. And the community foundations that do may h