Funding Advocacy: A Bigger Payback for Philanthropic Investment?
A relatively small number of funders in Canada consider devoting their philanthropic dollars to supporting the efforts of their grantees to change public policy …
Building Relationships To Solve Problems
In the ongoing discussion of how and when to collaborate for greater impact, funders don’t often hear about the role they can play in developing personal relationships as a way of increasing the success rate of a collaborative effort to make change.
Mental Health Strategies
Funders focusing on mental health and wellness will be interested in a new report on public funder strategies for promoting mental health …
Learning Philanthropy Online
In a fascinating demonstration of using technology to promote better giving, Doris Buffett, the 85-year old sister of Warren Buffet, is sponsoring the first free massive open online course (MOOC) in philanthropy.
On Funding Trends in the USA
Giving by foundations increased by an estimated 4.4% to $45.7 billion (US) in 2012 according to Giving USA 2013, the annual report on philanthropy for the year 2012 …