Why are foundations falling short on giving grantees advice?
By Erica Crenshaw In Foundations Posted September 17, 2015 0 Comments
You may have noticed the recent article in the Chronicle of Philanthropy about how “Foundations Fall Short in Giving Grantees Advice on Evaluations.” While the subject of this post was not surprising, its appearance in the news was interesting to me. For those of us who keep up on foundations and their relationships with grantees, […]
What you should know about the end of corporate giving
By Erica Crenshaw In Foundations Posted August 22, 2014 0 Comments
What you should know about the end of corporate giving As corporate social responsibility evolves, businesses are questioning if traditional philanthropic giving is an antiquated expense line. Today, stakeholders and investors expect more integrated methods for tying social impact to core business activities. While this is a worthwhile endeavor, many companies are finding the reality […]
Put yourself to the test before a donor does
By Erica Crenshaw In Foundations Posted February 17, 2014 0 Comments
Put yourself to the test before a donor does “A lot of charities are ‘really strapped’ and will be ‘for the foreseeable future,’” says Elizabeth Keating, a lecturer at Boston College who focuses on nonprofit issues. This quote caught my eye in a recent article in The Wall Street Journal by Jennifer Cummings. As nonprofits […]