Twenty Ways to Make a Difference: Stories From Small Foundations

Beyond dollars, small foundations hold unique assets that benefit your mission, program focus, or community. These include:

  • Deep knowledge of community needs
  • Ability to focus over time
  • Ability to act quickly
  • Reputation as community institutions
  • Creativity and insight of board members and staff

This primer features 20 strategies that draw upon these assets to make a difference with your foundation. Use this primer to expand your portfolio of strategies and leverage your dollars, experience, creativity to support your favorite grantees and fulfill your mission.

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