Grantmaker Education

Read and watch resources for grantmakers.

  • Cultivating Culture, One Meeting at a Time

    Cultivating Culture, One Meeting at a Time

    Bad meetings suck the life out of people and can also lead to bad decisions, reduced motivation, and conflicts - yet, for many, meeting time continues to increase.

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  • Collaborative Grantmaking: Aligning Funders to Drive Impact1:15:08

    Collaborative Grantmaking: Aligning Funders to Drive Impact

    This on-demand webinar highlights the role of collaboration among funders to support nonprofits and make a bigger impact. Three Foundant clients share real-world stories of what they've done.

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  • Funder-Grantee Relationships: Getting to Impact Together1:16:30

    Funder-Grantee Relationships: Getting to Impact Together

    This on-demand webinar highlights three real-life funder-grantee relationships that have found success in a variety of ways.

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  • On Relationships: Recalling the Heart & Mind of Philanthropy

    On Relationships: Recalling the Heart & Mind of Philanthropy

    Often as funders and consultants, we’re distant from the work on the ground and it seems easy for us to stand up, out and above to advise on what should be done, and how it could be done.

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  • Data Traps: Breaking Free

    Data Traps: Breaking Free

    Dealing with data leaving you overwhelmed? Here is our list of common data traps and how you can break free of them.

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  • Q&A on Data: Real Advice, Real Grantmakers

    Q&A on Data: Real Advice, Real Grantmakers

    Tracking and using data can be overwhelming. Dive into what Grantmakers & Grantseekers are doing to deal with their data.

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  • On Philanthropy: What's Changed?

    On Philanthropy: What's Changed?

    While the pressures of change may continue to present challenges, if we have learned anything, it is that knowledge, information and working toward shared goals can help.

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  • Q&A: Tracking Impacts and Outcomes

    Q&A: Tracking Impacts and Outcomes

    Real-world #PhilanthropyExperience from your peers. What do impacts and outcomes mean to you? What has been your most successful way(s) to measure the impact of your grantmaking?

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  • Funding and Evaluation Infographic

    Funding and Evaluation Infographic

    Understanding roles can help you hone in on which "measuring stick" you need to use in order to better track funding outcomes.

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  • Fraud Prevention: Focus on What's in Your Control

    Fraud Prevention: Focus on What's in Your Control

    Fraud is a buzzword no one particularly enjoys talking about. The word itself carries a negative connotation for all the obvious reasons and many organizations completely avoid the subject.

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  • Data Security, Foundant, and You1:01:42

    Data Security, Foundant, and You

    During this on-demand webinar, you'll learn some common security frameworks, how to assess your needs as an organization, and how to create action items you can take away and implement immediately.

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  • Self-Dealing and Conflicts of Interest1:05:02

    Self-Dealing and Conflicts of Interest

    In this on-demand webinar, find clear, easy-to-follow steps to help you recognize each, avoid self-dealing, and manage conflicts of interest.

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  • Measuring Impacts and Outcomes52:43

    Measuring Impacts and Outcomes

    In this on-demand webinar, learn the strategies funders use to create impact, determine where you fit it in the process, and take steps to ensure your organization is measuring results effectively.

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  • Don’t Go It Alone: Owning and Proposing Your BIG Idea

    Don’t Go It Alone: Owning and Proposing Your BIG Idea

    Discussing how to bring your big idea to the table when you've found something you're fired up about and need to get everyone else on board.

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  • Making the Connection: Philanthropic Relationships in a Noise Filled World

    Making the Connection: Philanthropic Relationships in a Noise Filled World

    Making & creating connections isn’t a complicated practice, but it takes work & commitment. In our noise-filled world, how can funders communicate, and be intentional with grantee relationships?

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  • The Funder’s Role in Collecting, Tracking, and Using Data1:06:15

    The Funder’s Role in Collecting, Tracking, and Using Data

    This on-demand webinar focuses on the funder’s role in collecting, tracking, and using data from the real-world perspective of three Foundant clients in a funder role.

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  • Become an Intentional Data Collector: An actionable guide for funders

    Become an Intentional Data Collector: An actionable guide for funders

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  • Ready! Fire! Aim?

    Ready! Fire! Aim?

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

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  • Relationships Q&A: Real Advice, Real Grantmakers

    Relationships Q&A: Real Advice, Real Grantmakers

    Real-world #PhilanthropyExperience from your peers. What kind of relationships do you encourage with your grantees? How do you form strong relationships with your grantees?

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  • Productivity and Balance: Tips from Foundant

    Productivity and Balance: Tips from Foundant

    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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