Top Ten Philanthropy Resources


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Philanthropic organizations must adapt to how they are serving society by examining the many problems and changes in the society so each organization can fulfill its dual mission of service and solving societal problems.

There are many resources available to grant makers and this article gives insights from ten experts on approaching the changing world of intelligent philanthropic giving.

Thought leaders from the Foundation Center and the National Center for Family Philanthropy offer their insights on how nonprofit organizations can improve the effectiveness of their outreach.

Among the topics covered are how to build conversations about priorities; how nonprofits can be more effective; how to implement a program of measurable due diligence; how to recruit professional staff and establish leadership in nonprofits. Each of the ten articles gives thoughts on identifying values to help shape responsive philanthropic programs in the future. Read the Entire Article


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