Information overload is a risk as grantmakers and grantseekers navigate their roles as collectors, analyzers, or users of data. Finding out how others are doing it can be key to setting your own strategy.
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On Philanthropy: Looking Ahead
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On Relationships: Recalling the Heart & Mind of Philanthropy
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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.
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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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.
Entry Points to Philanthropy
Engagement in philanthropy contributes to 22-40 developmental assets®. How are you engaging the next generations? Learn about these benefits and different entry points and models for engagement.
A Formula for Achieving Impact
Achieving impact does not depend on whether your assets are small or large. What does matter is that you focus on subjects that are important to you, and that you care about.
Turning Obstacles into Opportunities: Practical ways funders and grantees can work together
Don't reinvent the wheel. Find small things that can be done now, and over time they will make a large impact. Just take it one step at a time.
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.
Impacts, Outcomes, and Strategies for Sustainable Tracking
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