Transparency, Performance Assessment, and Awareness of Nonprofits: Are Foundations and Nonprofits Seeing Eye to Eye?

Ellie Buteau, Mark Chaffin and Ramya Gopal suggest: Foundation and nonprofit CEOs are not aligned in two areas: the value of increased foundation transparency and whether or not foundations {...}

Hearing from Those We Seek to Help: Nonprofit Practices and Perspectives in Beneficiary Feedback

The Centre for Effective Philanthropy suggests: Nonprofit leaders believe most of their foundation funders lack a deep understanding of their intended beneficiaries’ needs—and they believe this lack of understanding {...}

Transparency, Inclusion and Collaboration: Three ways philanthropy can take its own medicine

Shauna Nep suggests that: With some notable exceptions, the way we as philanthropic institutions currently engage is not only inconsistent with our current values, but also behind the times {...}

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 {...}