Strategic Planning

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Released: 09/2011

Leaders of community foundations agree on the importance of strategy, but new research indicates that few actually use it in the programmatic and donor-related work of their organizations. That key finding is contained in the report titled Rhetoric Versus Reality: A Strategic Disconnect at Community Foundations, released by the Center for Effective Philanthropy (CEP).

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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: 01/2014

A conversation with Rip Rapson, President and CEO, The Kresge Foundation, and Irene Hirano Inouye, President of the US-Japan Council, around philanthropic strategies for revitalizing and rebuilding our cities; foundation leadership and philanthropic stewardship; and to explore issues of governance and the importance of partnerships between board members and CEO’s.

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