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Improving and Stregthening Grant Making Organizations

New Directions for Philanthropic Fundraising, Number 45

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The issues facing today's grant makers are significant. Although foundations provide only part of the support for nonprofit organizations, obtaining foundation support is often thought to help in raising other forms of support from individuals, corporations, and government. Today, grant makers are questioning how they select grant recipients, how they assess success in their grants, and how they measure their own management. The answers to these and more questions are still being formed. The goal of this issue is to share the questions and invite others to join in suggesting solutions to improve and strengthen grant-making organizations. The chapters in this issue can be read as loosely interconnected and building on one another.They include an historic overview of grant-making and grant-seeking; views of governance and how mission can be attained through talented grantsmanship; an examination of the principles and practices for effective grantmaking from the Council on Foundations membership in the council; and the benefits of self-evaluation as it has been applied at the David and Lucile Packard Foundation as a way to increase transparency, accessibility, and accountability. Other chapters look at the process from knowledge management to knowledge builing; development of a common language and performance standards for private foundations; foundation ethics, the growth of the online sector of philanthropy, and philanthropic choice and donor intent. This is the 45th issue of the quarterly series "New Directions for Philanthropic Fundraising".

Author Biography

Eugene R. Wilson headed the ARCO Foundation in Los Angeles from 1980 to 1994 and served as president of its youth development division and senior vice president for strategic programs and planning for the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation from 1995 to 2003. Joanne B. Scanlan is a former program officer at two Chicago foundations and is now senior vice president for professional development at the Council on Foundations, where she has served in various capacities since 1984.
Release date NZ
December 23rd, 2004
Contributors
Edited by Eugene R. Wilson Edited by Joanne Scanlan
Country of Publication
United States
Imprint
Jossey-Bass Inc.,U.S.
Pages
96
Dimensions
146x225x8
ISBN-13
9780787978419
Product ID
3080847

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