Established in 2002, 21/64 has evolved from a program with the Andrea & Charles Bronfman Philanthropies into an independent nonprofit practice providing multigenerational advising, facilitation and training for next generation engagement, especially within family philanthropy and other family enterprises. We specialize in serving families with funds, foundations or other family enterprises as well as wealth and philanthropy advisors—so that multiple generations can work, give and serve together more effectively.
For more than a decade, Arabella has been working closely with leading foundation professionals who are serious about impact and determined to see their efforts create meaningful change.
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. BoardSource is a 501(c)(3) organization. The organization is fortunate to be led by a diverse and experienced board of directors with a passion and dedication to BoardSource’s mission as well as by a respected CEO and president, Anne Read more
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).
Bridgespan helps mission-driven organizations and philanthropists to advance their learning and accelerate their impact.
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.
Improving Foundation Performance Through Data + Insight. The Center for Effective Philanthropy (CEP) is a nonprofit organization focused on the development of data and insight to enable higher-performing funders. CEP’s mission is to provide data and create insight so philanthropic funders can better define, assess, and improve their effectiveness – and, as a result, their intended impact.
The idea behind CF Insights is simple: What if each community foundation could know what allcommunity foundations collectively know? Created by Community Foundations 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. CFLeads offers conferences, forums, webinars, resources, structured intensive learning opportunities for foundation leaders, and consulting services to the community foundation field.
Changing Our World is the trusted philanthropy and fundraising consulting firm to the world’s leading nonprofit organizations, corporations, private foundations, and philanthropists. We provide expertise and individualized solutions, helping nonprofits create strong relationships with donors and enabling grant makers and corporations to invest their resources wisely.
FSG is a mission-driven consulting firm. We are experienced advisors to corporate, foundation, and nonprofit/NGO leaders. Through our combination of customized consulting services, powerful insights, and ground-breaking initiatives, we help clients around the world create social impact. SOCIAL IMPACT EXPERTS FSG was founded in 2000 by Harvard Business School Professor Michael E. Porter and Mark Kramer to help foundations create more effective strategies and impact beyond their grant dollars. Today, we are a global firm of 160 people in 6 offices on 3 continents. Each year we use our expertise in strategic planning, implementation, and evaluation to help hundreds of Read more
GrantCraft combines the practical wisdom of funders worldwide with the expertise of Foundation Center to improve the practice of philanthropy. Since 2001, GrantCraft has delivered the knowledge funders need to be strategic and effective in their work, addressing questions funders face across various strategies and issue areas. GRANTCRAFT’S RESOURCES Our free non-partisan resources come in more than 10 languages and multiple formats, including guides, infographics, cases, blogs, podcasts, and interactive tools. This diverse suite of GrantCraft-developed content is complemented by other Foundation Center resources and external contributions, making GrantCraft your go-to place for thinking critically about philanthropy and building skills for effective grantmaking. Read more
Harder+Company blends sophisticated research methods with real-world insights to help clients better understand their work. We conduct rigorous evaluations, guide learning processes, and advise clients on strategies for the future. Across all of this work, we use creative, culturally-responsive approaches to engaging communities and building the capacity of our clients and their partners.
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.
Idealware, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, provides impartial, thoroughly-researched, and easy-to-understand resources to help nonprofits use technology to create greater social impact in our communities. Idealware’s publications, assessments, and training can save you time and money by providing guidance that gives you the knowledge and confidence you need to decide what’s best for your organization.
Innovation Network is based in Washington, DC and works around the country with funders and nonprofits. With deep experience in the evaluation, nonprofit, and philanthropic sectors, our staff is dedicated to sharing insights and tools that help our clients improve their work. Innovation Network is pleased to have the Center for Evaluation Innovation as our strategic partner. The Center was created in 2009 to push evaluation practice in new directions and into new arenas.
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.
Grounded in academics and linked to real life, Learning to Give lessons and resources apply from kindergarten through high school. Our mission is to provide quality, inspirational, and field tested tools to help K-12 teachers educate, equip, and empower their students to be giving and caring citizens.
LearnPhilanthropy is a marketplace of knowledge and tools for grantmaker learning designed to help: Grantmakers be more successful in their current role and career path, Introduce newcomers to the philanthropic field and guide learning within organizations, and Grantmakers learn together with field leaders and peers, and keep up on emerging trends.
Mission Investors Exchange is the leading impact investing network for foundations dedicated to deploying capital for social and environmental change. With over 200 members, we provide resources, inspiration, and connections to help our members increase the scale and impact of their impact investing practice. Members come to Mission Investors Exchange and each other for best practices, new investment opportunities, deal partnerships, and innovations in impact investing around the world.
Monitor Institute by Deloitte works with social impact leaders to help surface and pioneer “next” practices—breakthrough approaches for social and environmental challenges. As part of Monitor Group and now at Deloitte LLP, the team has catalyzed progress on some of the pressing issues of our time.
The Philanthropy Roundtable is America’s leading network of charitable donors working to strengthen our free society, uphold donor intent, and protect the freedom to give. Our members include individual philanthropists, families, and private foundations. Publications: Almanac of American Philanthropy Philanthropy Magazine Wise Givers Guidebooks
At TCC Group, we are passionate about helping the social sector achieve greater impact. Since 1980, we have developed strategies and programs that enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of foundations, nonprofits, corporate citizenship programs, and government agencies.
Grantmaking foundations, nonprofit organizations, social enterprises and public-private partnerships offer lasting solutions to societal challenges. They are at the heart of civil society. This program seeks to inform and maximize the impact of these social sector actors through leadership development initiatives, convenings, and communications so that each can contribute to the good society at home and abroad. The program’s theory of change rests on the premise that if their leaders have clarity about their values, are collaborative in their approach to problem-solving, and are aware of the strategies and potential partnerships available to them, they are more likely to succeed Read more
The Philanthropic Initiative (TPI) helps companies, foundations, families and individuals find innovative ways to maximize the impact of their giving. Working around the globe, we partner with clients to create, implement and evaluate customized philanthropic strategies. Since 1989, we’ve directed more than one billion philanthropic dollars and influenced billions more on behalf of our clients. TPI is also committed to actively promoting and advancing strategic philanthropy. We conduct cutting edge research and train individuals, organizations, and advisors in best practices. Through TPI’s Center for Global Philanthropy, we partner with experts, government and nonprofit leaders to build cultures and systems that Read more
The Rockefeller Archive Center is a major repository and research center for the study of philanthropy and its impact throughout the world. The RAC’s own research and education efforts work to advance the study of philanthropy through independent research, workshops and conferences, and web-based publications. As an operating foundation, the RAC is also dedicated to developing methods and tools that can be of service to the larger archival community.
The Center on Nonprofits and Philanthropy works across all sectors to increase the impact of actors on the front lines of social change. By partnering with changemakers, sharing knowledge, and analyzing results, CNP is amplifying these efforts to improve practice, inform policy and advance public understanding.
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.
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.