At LearnPhilanthropy we’ve started collecting things…especially resources to help grantmakers develop. Today’s collection is a list of six blogs in philanthropy that enhance learning. Learning is a frequent topic presented in posts on these blogs and we thought the LearnPhilanthropy community might find this list a helpful start to their own collection of blogs to [...]
Thanks to the folks at Training who have given us permission to reprint this article,“How Attitudes Toward Change Affect Decision-Making”by Tracy C.F. Brown which specifically highlights making better philanthropy decisions.
The Change Style Indicator can identify factors that can impact a group or organization’s readiness to deal with and sustain [...]
What would you say if you were asked to come up with a list of the most important resources related to philanthropy? Would you emphasize history and philosophy,or hands-on,practical advice? How would you balance different ideological perspectives on philanthropy’s role? Adin Miller,Senior Director of Community Impact and Innovations at the Jewish Community [...]
by Jim Coutré,Vice President,The Philanthropic Initiative,Inc.
Reposted with permission of The Philanthropic Initiative. See the original blog post here.
Nearly a year ago,Eliza Petro,Program Director for the Izumi Foundation,went on a learning tour to understand the values and processes that characterize today’s landscape of global health and development philanthropy. [...]
The Southeastern Council on Foundations has allowed LearnPhilanthopy to reprint this article on resistance from their October/November,2011 newsletter. If you or your organization has an article to share about learning or development,please let us know;we’d love to re-publish it!
by Jennifer Bush,President &CEO of Level [...]
There were a number of recent posts that caught us where we hang out at the intersection of learning and philanthropy. We thought you might be interested in checking some of them out.
Following some recent trends in philanthropy:
Discussion round up:How businesses can tackle their social impact (thinking beyond traditional CSR and philanthropy) [...]
Thanks to our guest blogger,Melodie Howard,for an insightful suggestion about learning to take a coaching approach to conflict.
Conflict is inevitable. A certain amount of it is productive. However,not many people like it and few more know how to understand and manage it comfortably and confidently.
Conflict often starts with a lack [...]
LearnPhilanthropy aspires to be the hub for grantmaker learning and development. We’re building a site by the field for the field…so we’re also interested when the field talks about learning,development and careers in philanthropy. There have been a few posts lately in the philanthropic blogosphere that we thought were worth capturing and linking to:
Thanks again to Bridgespan for permission to republish one of their posts from their Bridgestar initiative –great stuff on learning! Please make your comments here or over at the Bridgestar site. 52 Free Development Opportunities for Nonprofit Staff Kirk Kramer,partner at The Bridgespan Group,led a session on organizational effectiveness at Bank of [...]
Results of a 2005 Gallup research study confirmed what many who work in complex organizations,like those in philanthropy,know intuitively,the crucial role managerial behavior plays in team member engagement and well-being.
What the Gallup research didn’t study was the specific behaviors that resulted in positive responses from team members. Margaret Greenberg and Dana [...]