Why data matters for your grantmaking

Just words on your website or leaflet isn’t enough anymore. You need solid information to prove the quality that you have as a grantmaker in order for grant seekers to have trust in you and the foundation you work for. … 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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Foundations news digest – week 28

Are you interested in the philanthropy sector and its latest developments? Look no further as we have made it easy for you to keep up. Check out our handpicked articles featuring the latest philanthropy news! Gates Foundation Commits $20 Million … Continue Reading

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

Optimy at the Swiss Foundation Symposium 2017

Tomorrow we will be attending the 2017 edition of the Swiss Foundation Symposium in Geneva, Switzerland. This event will be bringing together foundations and philanthropists from around Europe for a day of learning and networking.   This year’s theme is … Continue Reading

How to audit and ensure the compliance of your sponsorship and grant activities?

Every day hundreds of sponsorship and grant activities are carried out. Collecting data, checking the compliance of your sponsorship and grant activities, assessing their impact and generating reports have become more and more important. … Continue Reading

Good news: Exceptional rise of corporate philanthropy in France

The report Corporate philanthropy trends in France, published every two years by Admical, shows a significant rise of philanthropy figures for the first time since 6 years. … Continue Reading