Top Blogs for Grantmakers

LearnPhilanthropy staff collected blogs about philanthropy that can enhance your learning.

  1. Top 40 Philanthropy Blogs and Websites to Follow in 2018 — selected by Feedspot because they are actively working to educate, inspire, and empower their readers with frequent updates and high-quality information.
  2. White Courtesy Telephone’s posts include news, opinions, and commentary from inside the third sector.
  3. Philantopic is a blog of Opinion and Commentary from The Philanthropy News Digest
  4. Lucy Bernholz’s blog Philanthropy 2173: The Business of Giving shares her opinions about the long-term vision of philanthropy.
  5. The Center for Effective Philanthropy Blog offers better data, better decisions, better philanthropy.
  6. Philanthropy411 Kris Putnam-Walkerly is a philanthropy expert and consultant. She aims to change the world through smart grantmaking.
  7. Inside Philanthropy Blog is a blog on philanthropy and nonprofit news and issues. A publication of Philanthropy Journal.
  8. 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.
  9. GrantCraft’s Blog offers short perspectives on strategies and issues related to philanthropy.
  10. 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.”
  11. Nonprofit Quarterly publishes the latest nonprofit news and trends affecting philanthropy, charities, nonprofits.
  12. Stanford Social Innovation Review Blog offers the latest stories on social innovation, published each weekday
  13. The Chronicle of Philanthropy brings together several blogs of different topics and from different perspectives.
  14. The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation’s Ideas + Practice is a blog dedicated to openness, conversations, and ideas.
  15. 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.
  16. EPIP’s Blog helps you keep up with news and events for emerging practitioners.
  17. Exponent Philanthropy’s PhilanthroFiles Blog posts a collection of ideas to inspire your giving.
  18. Latest from Alliance, Alliance magazine’s daily blog, provides a space for news, thinking, debate and peer exchange among philanthropy practitioners worldwide
  19. 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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