What are the pros and cons of discretionary grantmaking?

Discretionary grantmaking is the practice of allowing board members and, in some cases, committee members, family members, or staff to direct a portion of grantmaking dollars to organizations of their choice.

Foundations use discretionary grants in a variety of ways and for many reasons.

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