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Supporting Grantee Capacity: Strengthening Effectiveness Together

Publication date: 
01/2015

In Supporting Grantee Capacity: Strengthening Effectiveness Together, GrantCraft look at how funders approach building capacity with grantees. Through examples from foundations ranging in size, mission, and geography, we explore various strategies for capacity building and the types of awareness that funders can choose to incorporate in decision making to facilitate informed, thoughtful judgments about strengthening organizations.

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What Donors Value: How Community Foundations Can Increase Donor Satisfaction, Referrals and Future Giving

Publication date: 
03/2014

To better understand how community foundations can best respond to the current environment, the Center for Effective Philanthropy asked donors about how satisfied they are with the community foundations with which they work. What matters most to them? What do these donors want from their community foundations?

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Building Employee Engagement through Corporate Giving Programs

Publication date: 
01/2014

JK Group, a leading software and value-added services provider for corporate philanthropy has released a white paper that addresses the current state of corporate philanthropy and offers employers key insight on how they can build robust giving campaigns that resonate with employees, drive engagement and help the larger community. 

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Echoing Justice: Communications Strategies for Community Organizing in the 21st Century

Publication date: 
11/2013

In a media environment dominated by stereotypes and special interests, network driven communications strategies powered by grassroots organizing are more vital than ever. These models provide examples of advocacy-focused efforts that could have useful implications for funding collaborative communications strategies and infrastructure in grassroots organizing groups.

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A Practical Guide to Integrated Communications: A Workbook for Nonprofits

Publication date: 
09/2013

Idealware partnered with Chapman Cubine Adams + Hussey to create A Practical Guide to Integrated Communications: A Workbook for Nonprofits to help organizations understand how to plan, schedule, and integrate communications into cohesive messaging around your campaigns and the equally important times between them.

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Best Practices for Family Foundations with Geographically Dispersed Board Members

Publication date: 
01/2012

This study by the Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University investigates how family foundations manage governance, decision making, and, especially, daily work activities when the number of local board members diminishes.