2017 Annual Report on Grantmaking

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The 2017 Foundation Source Report on Grantmaking (which can be downloaded by clicking the button below) provides an examination of […]

Just Say No: The Art of the Turndown

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Rejection is an inevitable part of the grantmaking process. Learning to say no, politely and confidently, is an essential skill.

Impact Investing by Private Foundations

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Using the private foundation’s investments to generate a positive social or environmental impact in addition to providing a financial return.

Direct Charitable Activities

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Did you know that private foundations can run their own charitable programs in addition to the grants they make? Learn how.

Prize Philanthropy

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Using prizes can encourage innovation that furthers your private foundation’s strategic goals and delivers significant social change.

Using Expenses Strategically

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Conferences, consultants, site visits, and other strategic expenses can help you get more impact for your gifts, and with a private foundation, you can pay for these expenses with tax-advantaged dollars. Learn more in this article.