21/64 is a non-profit consulting practice specializing in next generation and multigenerational engagement in philanthropy and family enterprise. As families engage the next generation in their foundations, donor advised funds, and other forms of family enterprise, there is an increasing need for clarity, communication and multigenerational collaboration. 21/64 offers coaching and peer networks for next generation funders, consulting services for multigenerational families, foundations and family offices, as well as speaking engagements and training for institutions striving to engage the next generation of their clients. All consultations include 21/64’s uniquely-developed resource tools to assist individuals, families and advisors during these times Read more
Arabella Advisors partners with a wide range of clients to help them achieve their impact goals. From social entrepreneurs and families to impact investors, corporations, and many of the world’s largest foundations, we enable people to accomplish philanthropic missions.
BoardSource is the recognized leader in nonprofit board leadership and supports, trains, and educates nonprofit leaders from across the country and throughout the world. With almost three decades of experience, BoardSource provides leaders with an extensive range of tools, resources, and research data to increase board effectiveness and strengthen organizational impact. It also serves as the national voice for inspired and effective board leadership.
Bolder Giving inspires and supports people to give at their full lifetime potential. We invite people to: Give More – to increase how much they give (as a percent of income, assets or business profits), Risk More – to be adventurous in how they give (e.g. to give to social change rather than just to charity, to support newer or smaller organizations, to give to communities besides their own) and Inspire More – to encourage others to give (e.g. to open conversations about giving with family, friends, and advisors, to do public speaking or media interviews).
The Bridgespan Group is a global nonprofit organization that collaborates with mission-driven leaders, organizations, and philanthropists to break cycles of poverty and dramatically improve the quality of life for those in need.
The Capital Research Center was established in 1984 to examine how foundations, charities, and other nonprofits spend money and get involved in politics and advocacy, often in ways that donors never intended and would find abhorrent. From the start, CRC has exposed how those organizations are “captured” by interest groups and used to undermine Americans’ freedoms.Today, we study unions, environmentalist groups, and a wide variety of nonprofit and activist organizations. We also keep an eye on crony capitalists who seek to profit by taking advantage of government regulations and by getting their hands on taxpayers’ money.
For more than a decade, CEP has led the movement to improve philanthropy through a powerful combination of dispassionate analysis and a passionate commitment to improving lives. Today, over 300 foundations have used CEP’s assessments to gather honest feedback from their stakeholders in an effort to learn how to be even more effective. CEOs and trustees have come to rely on our research for insights into foundation effectiveness on a wide range of topics, from assessing performance to developing strategy to managing stakeholder relationships. Our highly regarded programming—including our biennial conference—gives foundation leaders an exclusive and unprecedented opportunity to connect with their peers.
CF Insights responds to a hunger for shared knowledge and greater impact among U.S. community foundations. Community foundations grow stronger when their decisions are based on timely, accurate, and complete information. Through CF Insights, community foundations improve performance and sustainability – individually and collectively.
CFLeads is a national network of community foundations committed to building stronger communities through community leadership. We believe community foundations stand as powerful forces for good in our communities. We also believe that we have the tools to help. And we believe we are stronger, and more effective, together. Our vision: Community foundations are vital partners in building communities where all residents are prosperous, healthy and secure. Our mission: We help community foundations build strong communities by advancing effective practices, sharing knowledge, and galvanizing action on critical issues of our time. What we do: CFLeads offers conferences, forums, webinars, resources, structured intensive learning Read more
Changing Our World, Inc. is a leading international consulting firm providing personalized solutions in all areas of fundraising and philanthropy. Our expertise ranges across four areas of practice: Fundraising, Corporate Social Engagement, Digital, and Research and Analytics. We specialize in developing and executing effective strategies for our clients based on an understanding of their unique challenges and opportunities; the expectations of donors, consumers and stakeholders; and the dynamics of the marketplace.
GrantCraft is a service of Foundation Center, which works to improve the capacity of the social sector through data-driven tools and access to knowledge. GrantCraft develops and curates resources across different strategies, issues, languages, and formats.
FSG is a mission-driven consulting firm for leaders in search of large-scale, lasting social change. Through our combination of customized consulting services, powerful ideas, and learning communities, we help foundations, businesses, nonprofits, and governments around the world unleash their full potential to reimagine social change.
Harder+Company helps nonprofits, public agencies, and foundations to pursue their missions through high-quality research and consulting services. We provide data-driven analysis to help organizations understand the results of their programs and initiatives—and translate that data into actionable improvements. Our expertise spans a wide range of social impact areas, such as healthcare, social services, community development, educational achievement, arts and culture, and violence prevention. Consulting services provided by our firm include program evaluation, strategic planning, community engagement, and nonprofit capacity-building.
Hudson’s Bradley Center for Philanthropy & Civil Renewal aims to encourage foundations and charitable donors to direct more resources toward support of small, local, often faith-based grassroots associations that are the heart of a vital civil society. In its research, writing, and monthly seminars, the Center critically examines the current giving practices of American foundations, which tend to be directed toward large, expert-driven projects that often undercut, rather than support, small civic associations. It aims to provoke conversation about the most important — and seldom discussed — issues before the nonprofit sector. It also provides practical advice and counsel to Read more
Idealware, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, is the authoritative source for independent, thoroughly-researched technology resources for the social sector. Our publications, assessments, and training can save you time and money by providing impartial guidance that gives you the knowledge and confidence you need to decide what’s best for your organization.
Innovation Network is an established leader in advocacy evaluation, and has a demonstrated ability to design evaluation approaches for complex initiatives. We have experience working with federal, state, and local policy change efforts; systems change efforts; and grassroots movements. We efficiently collect data from a wide array of sources including community members, organizers, advocates, experts, and other leading thinkers. Our staff are adept at performing quantitative and qualitative analysis and organizing data to develop coherent findings and themes.
We come from virtually every continent, and we share a vision in which individuals are empowered to improve their everyday lives. We seek a legal environment that strengthens civil society, advances the freedoms of association and assembly, fosters philanthropy, and enables public participation around the world.
In 2010, legal staff at the David and Lucile Packard Foundation, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation and Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation (collectively the “Foundations”) joined together to develop a comprehensive training program on legal issues in grantmaking. The goal of this collaboration is to create online, web-based trainings to supplement existing in-person training programs. As a result, the Foundations developed Learn Foundation Law, a free first-of-its-kind resource for private foundations (and others who are interested), to host e-trainings and tools related to the basic legal rules for private foundations.
Equipping teachers, impacting civic life Vision: All youth are educated and equipped for lifelong engagement in philanthropy as givers of time, talent, and treasure for the common good. Mission: Learning to Give equips K-12 teachers to educate students as philanthropists with knowledge, skills, and action to make a better world. We connect students’ civic lives to academic learning.
LearnPhilanthropy’s marketplace of knowledge and tools helps people overcome learning curves and discover concepts that are essential to effective philanthropy. LearnPhilanthropy offers tools, practical knowledge, and guidance from qualified experts.
Mission Investors Exchange is where philanthropic innovators exchange ideas, tools, and experiences to increase the impact of their capital. Mission Investors Exchange was launched in May 2012 as the culmination of the integration of PRI Makers Network and More For Mission. Mission Investors Exchange members include more than 230 foundations and mission investing organizations. Our full members are U.S. and some international foundations of all sizes and mission areas who use or are learning to use program-related and mission-related investing as a strategy to accomplish their philanthropic goals. Our affiliate members work in partnership with foundations to aggregate and deploy Read more
Monitor Institute is a social enterprise that surfaces and spreads best practices in public problem solving and pioneers next practices – breakthrough approaches to addressing social and environmental challenges. We partner with mission-driven organizations and their leaders, helping them make the hard choices and take the necessary actions to reach a new level of impact. Our approach marries our deep grounding in strategy, networks, social innovation and human systems with the fundamentals of professional advisory services – effective project management, skilled facilitation and well-timed intervention. As part of the global strategy firm Monitor Deloitte, we are able to draw on Read more
The Philanthropy Roundtable’s mission is to foster excellence in philanthropy, to protect philanthropic freedom, to assist donors in achieving their philanthropic intent, and to help donors advance liberty, opportunity, and personal responsibility in America and abroad.
The Social Impact Exchange is a national membership association dedicated to building a capital marketplace that scales proven solutions to improve the lives of millions.
TCC Group’s mission is to develop strategies and programs that enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of nonprofit organizations, philanthropies, and corporate citizenship programs to achieve social impact.
The Aspen Institute is an educational and policy studies organization based in Washington, DC. Its mission is to foster leadership based on enduring values and to provide a nonpartisan venue for dealing with critical issues. The Institute has campuses in Aspen, Colorado, and on the Wye River on Maryland’s Eastern Shore. It also maintains offices in New York City and has an international network of partners.
We are a philanthropic advisory firm that believes lasting impact starts with strategic thinking. Since our founding in 1989, we’ve directed more than one billion dollars and influenced billions more on behalf of our clients. We have gained a reputation as original thinkers with deep knowledge of the philanthropic landscape. Our approach is to create giving strategies based on your visions, values, and the areas you want to influence. You know what matters to you; we know how to make long-term, positive impact. Working together, we’ll be an unparalleled force for good.
The Rockefeller Archive Center is an independent operating foundation that preserves and makes available for research the archival collections of members of the Rockefeller family, institutions and organizations founded by Rockefeller family members (including the Rockefeller Foundation, Rockefeller Brothers Fund, Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation, General Education Board, Rockefeller University, Population Council, Asia Society, and many other organizations). It is the archival repository for the records of the Ford Foundation as well as for other philanthropic and service organizations such as the Commonwealth Fund, Russell Sage Foundation, Foundation for Child Development, W.T. Grant Foundation, Markle Foundation, the Social Science Research Council and Read more
Our mission: the Urban Institute gathers data, conducts research, evaluates programs, offers technical assistance overseas, and educates Americans on social and economic issues — to foster sound public policy and effective government. The Urban Institute builds knowledge about the nation’s social and fiscal challenges, practicing open-minded, evidence-based research to diagnose problems and figure out which policies and programs work best, for whom, and how.
We make smart philanthropy simple. WiserGiving® provides free interactive tools, resources, and expert advice to help individuals increase their charitable impact and achieve their philanthropy goals. As a nonprofit, our commitment is to provide unbiased, customized guidance. WiserGiving.org features unique tools that simplify complex issues and provide objective, actionable recommendations based on the knowledge of experts in the field. Our founders, Liz Bremner, a seasoned philanthropy executive, and Karen Crow, an Internet veteran from Google, saw their Silicon Valley colleagues struggling to effectively jump-start their philanthropy. With grants from the Ford Foundation and Hewlett Foundation, Liz and Karen began implementing their vision of Read more
WINGS is a network of about 100 philanthropy associations and support organizations in 40 countries around the world whose purpose is to strengthen, promote, and provide leadership on the development of philanthropy and social investment.