Grantmaking, Monitoring & Evaluation

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Released: 10/2010

As communities across the country face growing and urgent needs, community foundations have new opportunities to fulfill their roles as community leaders and conveners and quickly draw on their vast experience, local expertise and key partnerships to address these needs, here and now.

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Resource Type: Toolkit
Funding Area: Community Development



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Released: 05/2013

This common grant application form includes a sample cover sheet, suggested application and grant budget formats.

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Resource Type: Sample Documents



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Released: 06/2013

This report offers program staff critical guidelines for building better relationships with grantees.

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Released: 11/2013

Tracking investments from 2009 to 2011, the data reveals that foundations are increasingly supporting media-related work across multiple areas.

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Resource Type: External LinkReport



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Released: 11/2013

United States International Grantmaking (USIG) is a project of the Council on Foundations in partnership with the International Center for Not-For-Profit Law. The USIG project facilitates effective and responsible international grantmaking by U.S. foundations.

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Resource Type: External LinkResearch
Audience: All Members



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Released: 11/2014

This new report from Public Sector Consultants and the Citizens Research Council of Michigan identifies places where targeted investments are most likely to produce the best outcomes for Michigan’s children and for the state as a whole.

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Resource Type: Report



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Released: 02/2015

In Supporting Grantee Capacity: Strengthening Effectiveness Together, we look at how funders approach building capacity with grantees.

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Released: 02/2015

Paul Shoemaker of Social Venture Partners Seattle shares his thoughts in this essay published in the Stanford Social Innovation Review on funders can create breakthrough social change through their philanthropic practices.

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Resource Type: Best PracticeReport



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Released: 10/2020

This report examines the state of practice in philanthropy regarding multiyear general operating support.

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Released: 03/2018

This resources overviews changes in arts and culture funding over the past several decades.

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Resource Type: Research, Data & Reports



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