Archive for grantmaking

Here is the new 2012 Grantmakers Information Technology Survey Report

In case you’re interested in how family foundations are using technology, here’s a new report.    Disclosure:  I’m a contributor!

Click here for the Survey Report.

 

Storytelling and Grantwriting

I was teaching a class last night on writing foundation proposals, and I made the statement that the most successful proposals tell a really good story.  How can you find your organization’s story? Read more

Engaging Corporate Support

I just read a very interesting article in Philanthropy Journal that outlined some new paradigms for nonprofits seeking corporate support.   Read more

Should Zuckerberg ‘Unfriend’ Newark?

You may remember that about a year ago, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg donated $100 million to help improve the Newark public schools.  New developments, however, lead one to believe that something’s rotten in New Jersey (at least relative to the Zuckerberg grant)! Read more

Grantmakers Aren’t Immune from Economic Woes

Grantmakers are suffering in this economy, too.  Many report cutbacks in their assets, and consequently, their budgets.  Others report reductions in staffing and spending, which impacts how they make decisions about which programs to fund. Read more


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