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Released: 06/2012

How Can Grantmakers Focus on Nonprofit Talent to Grow Impact? explores the importance of supporting nonprofit talent development, the unique talent needs of nonprofits seeking to grow their impact and how grantmakers can help.

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Released: 08/2008

How should a grantmaker proceed when they take over a longstanding program only to learn that it needs to be slimmed down and made more effective? Get tips from a case study on water management from Grantcraft.

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Released: 05/2010

The purpose of this case study is to share with other foundations some of the benefits and lessons learned thus far by the Foellinger Foundation as grantees have implemented an unconventional type of grant.

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Released: 05/2008

What are the benefits of using an interim executive director during an executive transition? Explore issues to consider when weighing whether to use an interim ED from the Annie E Casey Foundation.

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Released: 05/2013

This report from the James Irvine Foundation provides practical tools to help you take on leadership roles in your community, with insights and experiences from a variety of community foundations.

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Released: 01/2011

A case study from the Center for Effective Philanthropy, Lessons from the Field: From Understanding to Impact, provides an in-depth look at how three foundations cultivate an understanding of their fields and then turn that understanding into more effective grantmaking.

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Released: 06/2010

Moving Beyond the Money, the second in a series by Theodora Lurie, analyzes how one foundation promoted better media coverage of philanthropy through editorial board outreach.

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Released: 08/2008

Imagine starting a new grant-making program from scratch —no prior grantees, no established procedures, no set objectives. Read about one grantmaker's experience in establishing a rural poverty program in a casestudy from Grantcraft.

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Released: 12/2009

From the Aspen Institute's Program on Philanthropy and Social Innovation, this report provides examples of foundations that decided to spend down their assets within a set period of time instead of existing in perpetuity. The report provides donors and foundations with models for consideration in their own policies and planning.

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Released: 07/2010

This report includes profiles 11 philanthropists who are giving generously during their lifetimes, explains the most-cited motivating factors for Giving While Living, and lays out a range of ways to set up and execute a Giving While Living program. This publication addresses some key steps for donors considering Giving While Living.

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