Foundation-government collaborations seem to be on the rise as each sector looks to pool resources with new partners. How can grantmakers take advantage of the benefits while managing the risks of working on terrain that can be unfamiliar to all parties? The guide includes case studies, suggestions for finding changemakers in government, and advice on navigating roles and power dynamics. Government partners chime in with ideas for keeping things running smoothly.
Trends in Northwest Giving is Philanthropy Northwest's biennial report on organized philanthropy in our six state region. The 2010 edition analyzes over $1.3 billion in grants made to Northwest nonprofits in 2008.
This study examined capacity building resources available to nonprofit organizations in Washington State in 2009 and used an ecosystem framework to assess the strengths and gaps of a community's capacity. Full study.
This study was commissioned by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, The Seattle Foundation and United Way of King County to identify potential roles for philanthropy in strengthening the resilience of Washington communities when confronted wit
In this guide from GrantCraft, funders and organizers discuss what makes community organizing unique and uniquely effective, how to manage grantee relationships over time, understanding the value of process, and the grantmaker's special role in fostering change.
Trends in Northwest Giving is Philanthropy Northwest's biennial report on organized philanthropy in our six state region. The 2008 edition analyzes over $1.1 billion in grants made to Northwest nonprofits in 2006.
This publication explores the experiences of a growing number of funders around the world that are committed to supporting advocacy as a strategy to advance social change. We are starting with this topic because funding advocacy too often is the philanthropic road not taken, yet it is a road most likely to lead to the kind of lasting change that philanthropy has long sought through other kinds of grants.
It provides information and lessons about the wide spectrum of advocacy activities funders can support.
The Foundation for the Mid South’s mission is to invest in people and strategies that build philanthropy and promote racial, social and economic equity in Arkansas, Louisiana and Mississippi.