Posts tagged to 'Strategic planning'
by Marshall H. Ginn
on September 18, 2018
In helping your nonprofit partners to “spruce up” their programs and operations, you are strengthening the investment you make as a donor. And in turn, it’s helping you to make an even deeper impact on the community.
by Kris Putnam-Walkerly
on September 5, 2018
Transactional philanthropy is important and necessary to help those in immediate crises meet very pressing needs. For many donors, that’s enough. But what happens when we think more strategically about the needs in question?
by Enette Pauzé
on August 2, 2018
As a leader in your organization and community, it is critical that you’re not only aware of your existing relationships, but that you’re prioritizing them based on value.
by Lynda Mansson
on July 24, 2018
One of the first questions people ask is why we are closing. The answer is both complex and simple: our founder planned it that way.
by Ellen Dorsey
on July 12, 2018
Our democracy and our climate are in crisis. The nation’s activists and organizers are rising to meet this challenge with inventiveness and courage. It’s time for philanthropy to do the same.
by Leslie Pine
on May 17, 2018
Is it possible that some of the most inspired, effective solutions to the most intractable challenges could come from nothing?
by Rachel Ogorek
on February 12, 2018
NCFP’s 2015 Trends study found that more than 90% of respondents cited the “impact of their giving” as a top motivation for participation in family philanthropy. Clearly, funders want to know that the resources they provide are addressing the issues they support. However, accurately assessing the impact of your philanthropic capital can be difficult.
by Farhad Ebrahimi
on November 22, 2017
Even when we aspire to fund the right things, the ways in which we provide that funding run the risk of undermining the transformative potential of such work. As funders, we desperately need to learn how to let go and get out of the way.
by Caroline Williamson
and Jan Jaffe
on October 10, 2017
I wanted to explore whether philanthropy practitioners have used adaptive leadership as a form of reflective practice. The B. Robert Williamson Jr. Foundation funds these programs and I wanted to learn how this foundation came to support a form of reflective practice as capacity building. That’s how I began my conversation with the foundation’s Executive Director, Caroline Williamson.
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by Robins Foundation
on October 4, 2017
At Robins Foundation, our board and staff aspires to connect equity with transformational change for children and families across our region. We are reflecting on opportunities in our own organization. This includes our governance, our management and our process of funding. This includes raising our awareness and deeper understanding of the past and its influence on dialogues locally and beyond.