New ways of giving by UK Trusts and Foundations: High engagement funding practices

Eliza Buckley and Ben Cairns from the Institute for Voluntary Action Research explore how foundations have begun to explore ways of supporting organisations that go above and beyond the {...}

Diana Leat – Discussion Paper on Risk and Good Grantmaking – 2005

The Big Lottery Fund commissioned Diana Leat to write a discussion paper exploring the nature of risk and how it applies to the business of grantmaking. Grantmakers can give {...}

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 {...}