Foundation Operations: Grantmaking
Articles, Publications, Organizations, and Sample Documents
Establishing a Grantmaking Program
- Building Community Capacity
- Working with Management Support Organizations
- What are some ways foundations handle emergency requests?
- We are interested in funding some projects that include advocacy activities but want to be sure that we don't jeopardize the foundation's tax exempt status. What can a foundation legally fund when it comes to advocacy?
- We are considering requests for multiyear funding. How much of our grants budget can we commit in the future?
Gathering Community Input
- 2009 GIH Directory of Health Conversion Foundations with Community Advisory Committees
- What is a community advisory committee? Who creates it and why? What are its main functions?
- What are listening tours and are there examples of foundations that have conducted them?