Valerie Threlfall of the Fund For Shared Insight, Krystle Onibokun of the Boys and Girls Club of the Peninsula, and Brad Dudding of the Center for Employment Opportunities talk about their experience with a new program that aims to build high quality feedback loops.
Wealthy philanthropists can give help to those who need it most by investing in local foundations and their communities.
Social sector organizations need a “healthy diet” of funding to achieve maximum impact, a concept neatly captured by the Grantmaking Pyramid now used by the Ford Foundation.
Valerie Threlfall of the Fund For Shared Insight, Krystle Onibukon of the Boys and Girls Club of the Peninsula, and Brad Dunning of the Center for Employment Opportunities talk about building quality feedback loops.
Impact investing makes sense in theory, but there are good reasons, particularly for large foundations, to pause before putting a lot of resources into it.
When should funders commit to making multi-million dollar grants, and when should they take a more gradual, steady approach?
Funders should be wary of the latest fad of making large grants for quick results and abandoning long-term commitments to the many organizations working on our most important problems.
As philanthropists seek to drive philanthropic impact in the Trump era, they must reassess their strategies and approaches, and consider new opportunities while remaining true to their beliefs.
The world is rich in problems but poor in clear methods to address them. This article offers ten underutilized ways to place a big bet on social change.
A growing number of US foundations are adopting practices based on systems change to achieve their goals in the current political environment.