4 Steps to a Strategically Aligned Technology Plan

by Aaron Lester on Dec 1, 2016 12:25:04 PM

Grantmaking organizations manage billions of dollars of funding every year. The importance of maximizing the power of technology can’t be...

What It Means To Give On #GivingTuesday

by Jason Ricci on Nov 23, 2016 4:15:49 AM

What does it mean to give?

For such a small word, it is incredibly powerful. It’s a word we put a lot of thought into around here.

That’s why we’re...

Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation Tells A Story of Hope in Arkansas

by Aaron Lester on Nov 22, 2016 9:28:04 AM

There is a story about Arkansas that is widely known by those who live and work there. It’s the story of failure and acceptance of failure. The...

Philanthropy Has an Impact Problem That Technology Can Help Solve

by David Goodman, Director of Impact at Fluxx on Nov 17, 2016 7:42:01 AM

David Goodman participated on the Vendor Plenary Panel at the 2016 Technology Affinity Group (TAG) annual conference, where he first discussed his...

#Nationalphilanthropyday: Reflections on the Formidable Power of Philanthropy

by Chloe Rowshani on Nov 15, 2016 1:33:51 PM

Philanthropy is more than just a charitable donation, with no expectation of returns. It is a desire to give in the hopes of improving the lives of...

Building Capacity for Evaluation: We’re Bypassing Critical First Steps

by David Goodman, Director of Impact at Fluxx on Nov 3, 2016 2:29:48 PM

This post also appears on blog for the Center for Effective Philanthropy.

Any time the philanthropic sector has an opportunity to learn more about...

The 3 Most Important Ways to Share Data for Greater Impact

by Aaron Lester on Oct 27, 2016 7:07:00 AM

There’s no denying it. The way we work has fundamentally changed. Our cloud-based, bring-your-own-device, collaborative workspaces – virtual and...

How Foundations Can Empower Grantseekers and Reduce Grantee Burden

by Aaron Lester on Oct 24, 2016 10:54:02 AM

Many nonprofits struggle under the weight of grantee burden. Any unnecessary hoops that grantees are forced to jump through only serve to stifle the...

For Foundations, Becoming Data-Driven is a Journey Not a Destination

by David Goodman, Director of Impact at Fluxx on Oct 20, 2016 1:59:02 PM

First off, what does it really mean to be data-driven? And secondly, how do you get there? Two great questions I’ve thought a lot about. In fact, I...

Grants Management and the Foundation of the Future

This post first appeared on The Center for Effective Philanthropy blog.

At effective foundations, the how of grantmaking is everyone’s business.