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Presentation Slides and Handouts

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Publications & Reports

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  • Cross-Border Giving: A Legal and Practical Guide

    Cross-Border Giving features 17 authors offering insight on legal, ethical, and operational issues of international giving. Topics covered include: ethical grantmaking, the closing space for civil society, equivalency determination & expenditure responsibility, preparing for an audit, and much more. Publication date: 2018

  • Courage in Practice: The Principles for Peak Grantmaking

    Many in our sector are talking about big ideas such as equity and inclusion, narrowing the power gap in our sector, being authentically engaged in our communities, listening and learning from our partners, and living our values in our practice. Publication date: April 2019

  • Successful Structures: Rethinking the Role of Grants Management -- Case Studies

    In our exploration of successful structures, we studied organizations of different sizes, types, missions, and cultures. We identified a set of common practices supported by certain organizational characteristics and behaviors that, over time, are building successful structures. These characteristics and behaviors boil down to five essential guidelines for realizing a successful grantmaking structure designed to integrate the “how” of grantmaking with foundation strategy and impact. Publication date: 2017

Articles

Blog posts and articles from other publications, including PEAK Insight Journal.

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Sample Documents and Templates

This is a collection of sample documents shared by your colleagues. Be sure to check the Connect library for new additions.

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  • Power Moves: Your Essential Philanthropy Assessment Guide for Equity and Justice

    A self-assessment toolkit to determine how well you are building, sharing and wielding power and identify ways to transform your programs and operations for lasting, equitable impact. It includes ready-to-use guides, insightful anecdotes and comprehensive resources to help you on your power journey towards high-impact giving. From the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy. Publication date: May 2018

  • A Practical Guide to Outcome-Focused Philanthropy

    “A Practical Guide to Outcome-Focused Philanthropy” is a roadmap for Hewlett Foundation staff as they work across the four stages of a strategy’s lifecycle: origination; implementation; refresh, and exit. The guidebook includes a set of worksheets that provide an at-a-glance overview of what staff need to think about and do at each stage. These worksheets also are available as a standalone document.

  • Unpacking the LOI

    A blog post by Jessica Bearman on the value of letters of inquiry. Publication date: April 27, 2015