Resources

Getting to Impact Discussion Guide #4: Finding Success Through a Clear Vision and Road Map

This discussion guide offers a simple framework for moving your foundation from having a focus to defining a vision of success and, ultimately, implementing a thoughtful strategy to realize that vision. In this guide, you’ll find information, case studies, and discussion questions that will help your foundation: Develop your strategy. Outline your path to impact.... Read More

Getting to Impact Discussion Guide #1: Why Every Foundation Can and Should Have Impact

The Getting to Impact Discussion Guides are designed to help you facilitate discussions among your board members or local community of grantmakers with one purpose: to explore and strengthen a commitment to impact with your giving. The first discussion guide helps you understand impact, the importance of pursuing it, and a basic framework for achieving... Read More

Media Toolkit: A Funder’s Guide to Engaging With Members of the Media

Every organization, no matter the size, should consider developing a media strategy. Beautifully landscaped Facebook pages and carefully crafted tweets are less important than unified messages and timely goals. The following general guidelines, excerpted from our Media Toolkit can be adopted by any nonprofit or foundation seeking to build relationships with its community and craft a powerful... Read More

Teen Philanthropy Café

This series introduces young people to strategic, thoughtful philanthropy, and inspires them toward giving with impact. Families and adults who work with youth can use these guides to facilitate peer discussions and fun activities around giving. On the menu Order a full-color, printed set of these readers. This project is a partnership of Exponent Philanthropy and... Read More