LearnPhilanthropy’s Content Partners have caught our attention with the following great resources. All are at the intersection of learning and philanthropy,for greater impact:
“Joining Forces:Funder Collaboratives for International Projects” GrantCraft hosted a free webinar to explore how funder collaboratives can help grantmakers aim for larger goals,distribute risks,learn together,and achieve greater impact. Produced in partnership with the Africa Grantmakers’Affinity Group,the discussion was moderated by Foundation Center President Bradford Smith and featured speakers from the Carnegie Corporation of New York,Firelight Foundation,New Field Foundation,and the Wallace Global Fund.
“Leveraging Limited Dollars:How Grantmakers Achieve Tangible Results by Funding Policy and Community Engagement“ This report distills findings from research amassed over three years as part of NCRP’s Grantmaking for Community Impact Project (GCIP). The project documented $26.6 billion in benefits for taxpayers and communities in 13 states,and found that every dollar grantmakers and other donors invested in policy and civic engagement provided a return of $115 in community benefit.
“Reframing the Conversation:A GEO Briefing Paper Series on Growing Social Impact“ Authored by Dara Major and other contributors,the collection pulls together the best thinking,research and actionable approaches to scaling impact,and provides additional resources for grantmakers that seek a deeper dive into these concepts and questions.