A practical guide to grant management

Being a grantmaker is never easy when there are so many tasks to do for each application and when there are many applications to look through, it makes your job as a grantmaker harder. This article is put together to … Continue Reading

[Infographics] The grantmaking process

Organisations making grants programs have a tremendous impact on the society and on individuals’ lives. Our experience working with foundations, and a lot of readings on the subject, allowed us to put together this infographics that sums up the grantmaking … Continue Reading

10 inspirational philanthropy quotes

Have you ever wondered why foundations give opportunities to everyone in the community? Here are best 10 hand picked quotes to give you an idea behind the power of giving. John Rockefeller The best philanthropy is constantly in search of … Continue Reading

Grant management best practices for non profit

Think of funders as customers Since your mission needs to be sustainable and successful, you need to treat your funders like customers whilst you are negotiating with them.  By treating funders like customers, you will also build relationship with them. … Continue Reading

5 best practices for being a better Grantmaker

In order to make the best funding decision, grantmakers work extremely hard to put the application questions together in order to gain as much information from grantseekers as possible before making any funding decisions. Although the application process will be … Continue Reading

10 foundations whose funds go towards global economic development projects

An article consisting of lists of grantmakers whose aims are to make as many impacts for one purpose – giving opportunities to everyone. Have a read to see what each foundation’s missions are. Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation The foundation … Continue Reading

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10 types of foundations

Did you know there are many types of foundations and each of them are set up to support different purposes. Give this article a read to find out ten of the many types of foundations. Arts Foundation Individual artist or … Continue Reading

Infographic: What’s grantmaking? History, definition, and trends

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6 essential books to become a grant management expert

Being an expert in any field is never easy, the grant management one is no exception. As a result, we have searched and found six essential books to help you become an expert in grant management. You can find them … Continue Reading

What did we learn at the Symposium?

Last week we attended the 2017 edition of the Swiss Foundations Symposium in Geneva, Switzerland. With over 400 people present at the event it maintained its reputation as the largest conference for foundations in Switzerland. We had a great day … Continue Reading