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How to Drive Next-Level Grantmaking: Start with Levers, Ripples, and Spheres
PEAK Grantmaking’s work centers on five core principles, each challenging our community of 8,000 philanthropy professionals to critically consider their [...]
Facilitation: The Secret Ingredient for Successful Participatory Decision-Making in Philanthropy
Raise your hand if you’ve ever had a bad experience working with a group of people to make a decision. [...]
The Core Elements of Empathy, Power, and Vulnerability in Grantmaking
We hear about Trust-Based Philanthropy and having a more grantee-centered approach to grantmaking. There was a surge in these perspectives [...]
Optimizing the Application Process for Grantmakers and Grantees
Heather Hiscox is on a mission to change the way we change the world. As an author, speaker, and consultant [...]
Advice from Grantmakers on Streamlining Your Tech Solutions
In what ways does technology boost your team’s efficiency and grantmaking—and in what ways can it hold you back? This [...]
bbcon 2023: The Must-Attend Grantmaking Sessions for Leaders
When you are working on a tough issue or an innovative solution, sometimes it helps to learn from others who [...]
5 Tips for Effective Healthcare Grantmaking
The health needs of your community could change in an instant. An extreme weather event could impact access to food [...]
Customized vs. Configurable Software Solutions: Which Should You Choose?
The debate over the pros and cons of configurable vs. customized software has arrived at the main stage.
3 Ways Grantmakers Can Jumpstart a Culture of Well-Being for Employees and Grantees
As a grantmaker, you’re on a mission to make a positive impact in your community through grantmaking. You love what [...]
How to Respond to Crises While Avoiding Mission Creep
They say that the only constant is change, and change is often brought on by crises. In this panel discussion, [...]
What is Grant Management?
From reviewing applicants to awarding payments, Blackbaud breaks down everything you need to know about grant management in this article. [...]
Exploring Women’s Generosity as a Catalyst for Change
As women wield greater economic power and harness their influence to lead change, their generosity is rapidly transforming the philanthropic [...]
5 Trends in Grantmaking that We Think Have Staying Power
Sometimes trends are purely of the moment—a fun way to mark the past, like shag carpet and 8-track tapes. But [...]
Trust-Based Philanthropy: “Walking the Talk” Towards Long-Term Financial Wellness
We’ve recently witnessed an unprecedented number of what many consider to be “transformational gifts” across the social sector. Contributions range [...]