Grantmaking, Monitoring & Evaluation

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Released: 11/2013

This in-depth report has been expanded to look at the features and processes used by 28 grants management systems to help private foundations accept and review applications and track grants.

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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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Released: 12/2013

This webpage includes three publications "Ten Ways for Philanthropists to Consider Diversity and Inclusion," for family, community and independent foundations, along with "Leadership Insights," a video series.

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Released: 11/2013

Best practices are operational standards for community foundation YACs and YACers to make the YAC organization and its members the most effective grantmakers and community leaders possible

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Audience: Youth Grantmakers



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Released: 11/2013

Grant guidelines and sample documents for YACs.

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Audience: Youth Grantmakers



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Released: 11/2013

From the Foundation Center, an extensive array of resources, publications, web links, and videos with deep content about fiscal sponsorships.

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Released: 07/2013

FSG and the Aspen Institute Forum for Community Solutions announce the Collective Impact Forum – a resource for practitioners and funders who are using the collective impact approach to achieve large-scale systems change.

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Audience: All Members



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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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Audience: All Members



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Released: 11/2013

It is important to respond to grantseekers. They want to know if their proposals have been received, are going to be considered by the board and the timeline for a decision. To save time and streamline communications, many foundations are using form letters that can be personalized.

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Released: 12/2013

This sample document includes detailed discussion and information, discretionary grant request form and a sample grant acknowledgement.

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