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Measuring the Value of Corporate Philanthropy: Social impact, business benefits, and investor returns

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01/2010

How to measure the value and results of corporate philanthropy remains one of corporate giving professionals’ greatest challenges. This report offers a review of recent measurement studies, models, and evidence drawn from complementary business disciplines as well as the social sector.

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Funder Collaboratives: Why and How Funders Work Together

Publication date: 
12/2009

In this guide, contributors share strategies for structuring a collaborative to fit its purpose, building strong relationships and resolving conflicts, and figuring out if the collaborative you're in is working. Contributors also offer ample proof that collaboratives are leading the field in bringing the voices of nonfunders — grantees, intended beneficiaries, experts, and others — into the process of making grants.

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Giving in Numbers

Publication date: 
12/2009

Based on corporate contributions data from 137 of the country's leading companies, Giving in Numbers is a comprehensive study of 2008 corporate giving. The report also includes a special look at how financial results affect giving and how philanthropy budgets are set.

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Focus on Gulf Coast Hurricane Giving

Publication date: 
09/2008

Since 2005, U.S. grantmakers committed more than $1 billion for relief, recovery, and rebuilding in response to Hurricanes Katrina and Rita. Get interactive maps and charts to explore more than 4,000 of the grants awarded from the Foundation Center.

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Grantmaking with a Racial Equity Lens

Publication date: 
08/2008

A focus on racial equity can increase your effectiveness at every stage of the grant making process. Explores how a racial equity lens can help you scan your field or community, cultivate new leaders, encourage creative approaches, and nourish change inside your own foundation from Grantcraft.

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Inheriting a Grant Portfolio

Publication date: 
08/2008

How should a grantmaker proceed when they take over a longstanding program only to learn that it needs to be slimmed down and made more effective? Get tips from a case study on water management from Grantcraft.

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Programming on a Blank Slate

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08/2008

Imagine starting a new grant-making program from scratch —no prior grantees, no established procedures, no set objectives. Read about one grantmaker's experience in establishing a rural poverty program in a casestudy from Grantcraft.

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Budgeting Toolkit

Publication date: 
05/2008

Budgeting is key to financial management. Learn how to plan, develop, and use budgets for your organization in a budgeting toolkit from Civicus.

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Interim Executive Directors: The Power in the Middle

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05/2008

What are the benefits of using an interim executive director during an executive transition? Explore issues to consider when weighing whether to use an interim ED from the Annie E Casey Foundation.

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Rural Philanthropy Knowledge Center

Publication date: 
11/2007

The Rural Philanthropy Knowledge Center contains practical information on how to start and manage a rural fund, and other useful resources on how to grow philanthropy in rural areas.

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Google Webmaster Central

Publication date: 
10/2007

Find out how to ensure that search engines can easily index your organization's Web site and access Google's webmaster tools.

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