Is Grantmaking Getting Smarter?

Sign up for a free account to save resources for later or login.

Grantmakers recognize the value of supporting effective, well-led organizations — strong organizations create meaningful changes in the world. To help us understand whether we are making progress in supporting nonprofits in ways that allow them to be successful, GEO conducts field research to track trends in grantmaker practice. In short, we want to know: is grantmaking getting smarter? GEO’s 2014 study highlights some important shifts in how grantmakers support nonprofit results, but also reveals where we’re falling short. To help inform this study, we convened a nonprofit task force and feature the perspective of nonprofit leaders throughout the report to talk about the impact that smarter grantmaking practices have on their work.

Go to Resource

Content Partner: Grantmakers for Effective Organizations

Content Partner Website

Publication/Event Date:




Is your resource available to the public or only your members?:



J McCray, COO, Grantmakers for Effective Organizations



Beyond the Grant 
Grantmaking and Changemaking

Leave a Reply