Cultivating Nonprofit Leadership: A (Missed?) Philanthropic Opportunity

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From 2003-2012, the country’s top foundations dedicated only 0.8 percent of total grants to nonprofit leadership development. And yet, as shown by recent historic progress around immigration, criminal justice and other social justice movements, we need leaders who are strong, skilled and connected to successfully realize positive, social change.

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Content Partner: National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy

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What are the main takeaways or key points from this resource?:

Leadership development is essential to results in 3 ways:
1. Disrupts usual ways of thinking and
builds the networks needed to win
2. Prevents burnout
3. Has a multiplier effect on organizations

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March 2015

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Niki Jagpal and Ryan Schlegel



Beyond the Grant 
Grantmaking and Changemaking

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