Foundation accountability: an operational necessity?

“Foundations lack accountability.” Is this true of all foundations or only to some? Does it apply to everything that foundations do, or only to certain kinds of actions? And {...}

Factary – Trust Women – 2015

Factary report how: Amongst the 2,312 grant-making trusts in Factary’s data set, there are 2,530 women board members – an average of 1.09 women per trust. Aka the “token {...}

Give Smart: Philanthropy That Gets Results by Tom Tierney & Joel L. Fleishman | Think Hard | Stanford Social Innovation Review

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Inside the mind of a grant-maker: Useful stuff on how grant-making works | nfpSynergy

This research was based on interviews with 23 grantmakers. Some of the key findings were: Applications are not increasing, despite expectations but those with “small and easily accessible funding {...}