This article was originally published on the GrantCraft blog. GrantCraft is a service of Foundation Center. In 1989, the US state of Louisiana passed a law that all children who achieve certain academic standards should be allowed to go to college regardless of their parents’ ability to pay. This was the culmination of four years of campaigning…
Jenny Hodgson (GFCF): “While there are clearly crucial roles to be played by specialized internal and external actors in the immediate aftermath of a disaster, community philanthropy organizations — who are known and trusted in their communities — have a huge part to play.”
GIFE’s transparency series continues with a recent video and e-discussion, following its translation of the report, Opening Up: Demystifying Funding Transparency, done in partnership with Foundation Center.
CF Insights was created in 2006 as a partnership between FSG and the Council on Foundations. Its initial vision was to help community foundations make more informed, effective decisions about their operation models. Today, the CF Insights network includes more than 150 US community foundations.
What can strengthen credibility, improve grantee relationships, facilitate greater collaboration, increase public trust, reduce duplication of effort, and build communities of shared learning? Funder transparency, according to the latest GrantCraft guide, published last week: Opening Up: Demystifying Funder Transparency.