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 […]

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.

Program-Related Equity Investments

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In addition to grants, program-related investments or PRIs provide another useful tool for private foundations to achieve their philanthropic goals. […]

Increase Your Impact by 95%!

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While the 5% grantmaking payout certainly furthers your foundation’s philanthropic goals, what are you doing with the other 95%? In […]