Top Blogs for Grantmakers

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LearnPhilanthropy staff collected a few resources to help grantmakers develop their skills. Below are links to blogs about philanthropy that can enhance your learning and jump start your own collection of blogs.

  1. White Courtesy Telephone’s posts include perspectives on learning, education and training in the field of philanthropy.
  2. Philantopic is a blog of Opinion and Commentary from The Philanthropy News Digest
  3. Lucy Bernholz’s blog Philanthropy 2173: The Business of Giving shares her opinions about the long-term vision of philanthropy.
  4. The Center for Effective Philanthropy Blog offers better data, better decisions, better philanthropy.
  5. Philanthropy411 Kris Putnam-Walkerly is a philanthropy expert and consultant.
  6. Inside Philanthropy Blog is a blog on philanthropy and nonprofit news and issues. A publication of Philanthropy Journal.
  7. GMNsight shares knowledge gained through years of experience in grants management; explores the trends and practices of modern grantmaking; and drives forward thinking and progress that will shape new approaches to delivering mission-critical funding and support services.
  8. GrantCraft’s Blog offers short perspectives on strategies and issues related to philanthropy.
  9. Transparency Talk, by the Foundation Center, highlights strategies, findings, and best practices on the web and in foundations–illuminating the importance of having “glass pockets.”
  10. Nonprofit Quarterly publishes the latest nonprofit news and trends affecting philanthropy, charities, nonprofits.
  11. Stanford Social Innovation Review Blog offers the latest stories on social innovation, published each weekday
  12. The Chronicle of Philanthropy brings together several blogs of different topics and from different perspectives.
  13. The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation’s Ideas + Practice is a blog dedicated to openness, conversations, and ideas.
  14. The Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy posts pieces on current topics in the field and thought leadership from experts at the Center and across the field.
  15. EPIP’s Blog helps you keep up with news and events for emerging practitioners.
  16. Exponent Philanthropy’s PhilanthroFiles Blog posts a collection of ideas to inspire your giving.
  17. Latest from Alliance, Alliance magazine’s daily blog, concentrating on philanthropy with a lot of international writers
  18. What is a Justice Funder? Blog with entries from various social justice grantmakers.

Do you have a favorite blog to add to the list? We’re interested in those that highlight learning and development for grantmakers.

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