Learn how to strengthen relationships with grantees and community partners, better communicate outcomes, and optimize processes so you can have a bigger impact.
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 [...]
How to Future-Proof Your Foundation’s Grants Management System – Part 2
Uncover helpful tips on how to select the best Grants Management System (GMS) for your organization.
How To Future Proof Your Foundation’s Grants Management System – Part 1
Five concrete steps any foundation can take today to future proof their grants management.
Strategic Grantmaking to Improve Community Health
Learn how hospitals can use grantmaking as a powerful tool to improve community health.
The sgENGAGE Podcast Episode 156: Getting Started with Outcomes Measurement for Foundations
Learn how foundations can improve outcomes measurement for grantmaking processes.
The sgENGAGE Podcast Episode 154: How Responsive Philanthropy Can Advance Racial Equity
Marcus Walton, president and CEO of Grantmakers for Effective Organizations, talks about how philanthropy can advance racial equity.
2020: The Year that Changed Grantmaking
Learn how traditional funding practices are being replaced by ones that encourage more partnership.
The sgENGAGE Podcast Episode 145: Trends in Grantmaking During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Lauren Steiner of Grants Plus talks about the current funding landscape.
Community Foundations, Donor Advised Funds, and Cloud-based Technology – An Insider’s Look At This Winning Trifecta
Community foundations that have not yet gone through a digital transformation are late to the game. Read about three key ways drive your mission forward.
The Power of Focus: Using OKRs to Turbocharge Your Foundation’s Effectiveness
Foundations can use the OKR process to align every department’s effort (grantmaking, fundraising, financial management, etc.) on objectives and outcomes that quantitatively focus on maximizing impact.
Finding the Right Nonprofit Partner Before Disaster Strikes
Antoinette LeCouteur, Founder of Waters Edge Corporate Social Responsibility Consulting Firm, offers her expertise on disaster resilience, preparedness, and responsiveness.
5 Ways Good Technology and Data Improve Our Community Foundation’s Morale
The efficiencies gained by technology can make a significant impact in the funds that nonprofits and community foundations deliver to improve social good.
Grant Seeking 101: A Step-by-Step Guide to Finding and Winning Grants
Learn the keys to finding, applying for and managing grants that will help your nonprofit or social good organization get a piece of the grantmaking pie!
The sgENGAGE Podcast Episode 103: Ramping Up for High-Impact Philanthropy
Cynthia Schaal, Chief Program Officer at Exponent Philanthropy, takes you step by step and helps your organization understand the obstacles you might face after taking a fresh look at your goals, strategies, and outcomes, and helps you determine what you can do differently to achieve a greater impact with your grants.