Please share your current grantmaking strategies - competitive and discretionary!
Hi! We would like to hear more about what other folks are doing currently with their discretionary grantmaking funds (FOI & unrestricted) this coming year: 1. Grant area priority areas, e.g. disaster response, human services, childcare, arts & culture, environment, education, affordable housing, etc. 2. Purpose of grants,…
"Matchmaking" between Donor Advised Funds (DAFs) and nonprofits
Hi all, Our community foundation is moving into a more proactive space of serving our DAF holders, including presenting "matchmaking" opportunities to them with current needs in the community and/or in their grantmaking interest areas (which we've been slowly recording in Raisers Edge over the past few years). We do not…
HTML Editor Suggestions Please
We are going to launch a grant catalogue to our Fund Advisors next week and when I look at our finished product in Draft the font of the project descriptions is huge. I've been playing around with an HTML Editor (https://html-online.com/editor/) but the font sizes are fairly limited and I've only been able to shrink the…
Grant Catalog Marketing, Ideas, Plans for 2021
The Douglas County Community Foundation will be launching a grant catalog for our second year beginning on #GivingTuesday, November 30 - December 31 for only our nonprofit organization fund holders. I am looking for other foundations that have used the grant catalog for campaigns for ideas for marketing and promoting the…
Grants catalog question
Hello! What policies do your foundations employ for which organization granting opportunities are posted to your public grants catalog? We are considering only including grant applications that we didn't fund in full for the amount that we did not fund. I'm interested in hearing how other foundations have managed this!