A Guide to Improving Organizational Effectiveness of Grantee Organizations Grantmakers for Effective Organizations (GEO) offers leaders of grantmaking and nonprofit organizations a must-have resource to promising practices in organizational effectiveness and capacity building. Funding Effectiveness is a collection of essays written by some of the most well-known and respected practitioners in the field who share their personal and professional experiences and offer practical suggestions and information about implementing change. "This book will be a practical addition to the growing library on organizational effectiveness strategies. Its authors provide depth to the scope of the issue and there are lessons learned for funders. " Deva Hirsch, vice president, The Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation "This book will significantly advance the knowledge of private funders interested in strengthening nonprofit organizations. The varied expertise and experience of the authors provide an excellent overview of the complex issues involved in building the capacity of nonprofit organizations. " Patricia Wyzbinski, fund advisor, Nonprofit Management Fund, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Grantmakers for Effective Organizations (GEO) is a community of grantmakers dedicated to building strong and effective organizations. Through research, conferences, its Web site, publications, and other activities, GEO highlights knowledge and practices in the field that advance the organizational effectiveness movement. More information about GEO and a host of resources and links for funders is available at www.geofunders.org.