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Topic: “Grantmaking”

Why Your Net Grant Matters

Grantees incur costs preparing your grant application. When you make a $10,000 grant, the value to your grantee may be $9,000. When you make a $20,000 grant, the value may be $17,500. Time is money. It takes time for nonprofits to fit language to your unique questions and format, as well as customize their financial... Read More

Help Us to Expand the Philanthropic Landscape to Support Native Americans

Native American communities are often overlooked. Though they represent nearly 3 percent of the US population, they have historically received roughly 0.5 percent of philanthropic dollars. To help address this, PEAK has been a part of a tribal entities working group, facilitated by TechSoup, to identify and amplify equitable funding practices with respect to Native... Read More

How Lean Funders Incorporate Racial Equity Into Their Work

Exponent Philanthropy recently launched, Mind the Gap: Exploring the Role of Diversity and Racial Equity in Leanly Staffed Foundations. To develop this publication, we talked with members about how their foundations incorporate racial equity into their work. We learned a lot from these one-on-one conversations. Moreover, hearing members talk to one another about their racial... Read More