J. Armand Bombardier Foundation
The J. Armand Bombardier Foundation has released its Annual Report of Activities for 2012-2013. In this report, the Foundation notes that it has focused over the past year on defining its “philanthropic personality”.
The Metcalf Foundation
The Metcalf Foundation has published its second Innovation Fellowship paper in the arts, Choreographing our Future: Strategies for Supporting Next Generation Arts Practice, by Shannon Litzenberger.
The How of Grantmaking
The Grant Managers Network (GMN) in the United States has been working for some years now to try to improve and streamline grantmaking practices and to make the interaction between grantmakers and their grantees more productive.
Is Philanthropy a Profession?
What does it take to work professionally in a foundation context? What are the key skills that professional grantmakers need? What difference might grantmaker education make?
Making Change by Spending Down
How do foundations decide to spend down their endowments, and what critical issues surface during this process?