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Diversity of Asset Managers in Philanthropy

Diversity of Asset Managers in Philanthropy
Published: 
02/2020

For a decade, Knight Foundation has been intentional about identifying high quality, diversely-owned asset managers when investing its endowment. In response to frequent questions from a variety of stakeholders into the performance of the charitable sector regarding this issue — the questions arising from the general lack of data — Knight Foundation asked Global Economics Group to assess the representation of diverse asset managers among foundations.

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Grantmaking with a Racial Justice Lens: A Practice Guide

Published: 
11/2019

Grantmaking with a Racial Justice Lens: A Practical Guide centers the perspectives of racial justice activists first, and then of funders working on change in their institutions, to identify best practices for driving philanthropy beyond racial equity toward racial justice.

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Grants Management Professional Competency Model

Published: 
06/2019

This toolkit defines the professional knowledge, skills, and abilities expected of grants management professionals regardless of area of specialization, the size of your organization or role within the field. By identifying both the functional responsibilities and the knowledge needed for success in every area of grants management, the competencies provide a comprehensive look at the profession. This model offers everyone working in grants management a pathway to professional success.

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Deciding Together: Shifting Power and Resources Through Participatory Grantmaking

Published: 
10/2018

In Deciding Together: Shifting Power and Resources Through Participatory Grantmaking, we look at why and how funders are engaging in participatory grantmaking and shifting decision-making power to the very communities impacted by funding decisions. Through examples and insights from a diverse range of participatory grantmakers, we explore the benefits, challenges, and models of participatory grantmaking.

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20Sep2019

Regional Foundation Center Workshop

Friday, September 20, 2019
3:00pm - 4:30pm
Montgomery County Community College Library

Philanthropy Network Greater Philadelphia and Bucks-Mont Collaborative have partnered with The Regional Foundation Center (RFC) and Montgomery County Community College (MCCC) on a session

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23Sep2019

Participatory Grantmaking Session

Monday, September 23, 2019
3:30pm - 5:00pm
Philanthropy Network Greater Philadelphia

Join us for a session on participatory grantmaking on September 23rd where attendees will explore the potential for creating a learning collaborative for regional funders currently engaged in participatory grantmaking.

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17Apr2020

Participatory Grantmaking Session #2

Friday, April 17, 2020
10:00am - 12:00pm
Video Conference
Please join us for the second session in our collaborative learning series on participatory grantmaking. Attendees will learn about specific participatory grantmaking efforts in the region and connect with peers who are at similar stages of exploring and/or implementing participatory grantmaking approaches. The session will also provide opportunities to develop actionable plans for building participatory grantmaking efforts.
 
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11Jun2020

Community-led Philanthropy during Crisis: How Giving Circles of Color Can Inform Traditional Philanthropy

Thursday, June 11, 2020
10:15am - 11:30am
Video Conference
Join us for a panel discussion with local leaders about how giving circles of color have responded to the current crises and how their giving circle models can intersect with traditional philanthropy. How can the community-centered lenses of BIPOC-led/BIPOC-serving giving circles inform, or transform, traditional grantmaking?  Non-members are welcome to attend this session.
 

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