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Topic: “Technology”

4 Resilient Trends From the COVID Era That Philanthropy Can (and Should) Maintain

This post originally appeared on Foundant’s blog. COVID has impacted every person, community, and organization across the globe. Today, together, the world is grappling to find a new balance between the challenges and loss COVID has brought with adjusting to a new post-COVID reality. Some think (hope) the world will go back to “normal” soon.... Read More

Standing With Grantees to Foster Transparency and Trust

One of the most valued Exponent Philanthropy member resources is the Foundation Operations and Management Report which comes from an annual survey of the membership. The survey covers diversity and inclusion, governance, grant making focuses, investment approaches, staff utilization and more. And reflecting a broad array of voices, missions, endeavors and histories linked by a... Read More

Using Social Media to Move Mission

Should small foundations use social media? Increasingly, the answer is yes because grantees, colleagues, and thought leaders are having important conversations online. But, for small foundations with few or no staff, dipping your toes into social media may feel daunting at first. Technology changes so fast, and it’s hard for even tech-savvy types, much less... Read More

Creating a Foundation Website

There are many reasons why foundations set up a website. A website can be used to: Communicate your mission and guidelines to potential grantees quickly, widely, and cheaply. Outline your grantmaking process and time line. Make your grant application and reporting forms available to grantees to download or with an online grant application process. Highlight... Read More