Tagged with philanthropy

The People Pages: Types of Charitable Gifts

from The People Pages: Resources for Social Change (c) 2003 The Fruition Coalition Types of donations, or charitable gifts, include: Liquid assets –may be in the form of cash, check, money order, or securities Grants – these are foundation gifts that do not need to be repaid.  Types of grants include: General Operating Support Program … Continue reading

Charity Police

Philanthropic organizations are increasingly demanding that grantees measure impact. It is not the measuring of impact to which I object, it is the way this expectation is unidirectionally communicated and enforced. This paternalistic practice is an abuse of power that emphasizes control and containment over partnership and possibilities. The MacArthur Fellows Program is an amazing … Continue reading

Five Days of Grant Proposals: Program Design

The following is an excerpt from my new book, The Fruition Coalition Grant Proposal Workbook. ISBN 978-1-300-59094-1. $24.99. Now that we have examined the multiple needs that you are working to address and described your organization’s vision for a better world, we can start to design the program. In this section, we will explore: Purpose … Continue reading

Five Days of Grant Proposals: Vision and Mission

The following is an excerpt from my new book, The Fruition Coalition Grant Proposal Workbook. ISBN 978-1-300-59094-1. $24.99. Grant proposals often require inclusion of your organization’s mission statement. Your organization likely already has an established vision and mission statement. In case it doesn’t, this page will explain what they are, how they can be developed, … Continue reading

Five Days of Grant Proposals: Speak with a Program Officer

The following is an excerpt from my new book, The Fruition Coalition Grant Proposal Workbook. ISBN 978-1-300-59094-1. $24.99. The staffing structure of each philanthropic partner will vary according to its size and organizational design. Most partners will have a designated person to whom inquiries about the feasibility of partnership may be directed. In larger foundations, … Continue reading

Changemaker Chat: Angela Giacchetti

Marketing and communications strategist Angela Giacchetti is passionate about empowering people and working for social justice. A specialist in branding and positioning, cause marketing, and strategic communication, Angela independently speaks and teaches. She also works as Associate for Pipeline Fellowship and consultant to Three Furies. Follow her on Twitter @AGiacchetti.   How did you first … Continue reading