Capacity Building

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2018 Nonprofit Capacity Building Webinar Series

Publication date: 
12/2017


 

94% of respondents to IPA’s 2017 Capacity Building Landscape Scan felt foundations have a role in supporting their grantees’ capacity to carry out their missions more effectively. However, 51% of respondents felt they didn’t feel knowledgeable about effective funding strategies to support nonprofit capacity.

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Fund the People Toolkit

Publication date: 
09/2017

Fund the People created this toolkit to provide practical guidance, promising practices, and illustrative data to help funders, nonprofits, and others to maximize investments in the nonprofit workforce. Nonprofit people are nonprofit programs. Given this reality, supporting the nonprofit workforce is an effective strategy for increasing performance, impact, and sustainability.

The toolkit features six content areas to help funders and nonprofit organizations invest in the nonprofit workforce as a strategy for improving the impact and sustainability of the organizations:

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Supporting Grantee Capacity: Strengthening Effectiveness Together

Publication date: 
02/2015

In Supporting Grantee Capacity: Strengthening Effectiveness Together, GrantCraft look at how funders approach building capacity with grantees. Through examples from foundations ranging in size, mission, and geography, we explore various strategies for capacity building and the types of awareness that funders can choose to incorporate in decision making to facilitate informed, thoughtful judgments about strengthening organizations.

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Do Nothing About Me Without Me: An Action Guide for Engaging Stakeholders

Publication date: 
06/2010

Copublished by Grantmakers for Effective Organizations and IISC, this guide argues the value of engaging diverse stakeholders, highlights grantmakers who are bringing stakeholders into the center of their work and offers a variety of tools to help grantmakers better engage grantees, community members and other partners.

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Tri-State CF Partnership Webinar Series: Changing Dynamics in Community Philanthropy

Wednesday, May 10, 2017 |
1:00pm to 3:00pm
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Donors are giving more money online, engaging in collaborative giving, and giving across generations. How can community foundations keep up and flourish amidst these changing dynamics?

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Strengthening Nonprofit: What are we learning?

Release Date: 
04/05/2017

The Foellinger Foundation engaged in a comprehensive capacity building initiative with 20 organizations for nearly a decade. The results are included in a document, co-authored by Bryan Orander, which summarizes the lessons learned from this initiative and provides the theory behind the importance of foundations supporting capacity building.

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