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News Exponent Philanthropy 5 September 2017 For Subscribers

US grantmakers are watching American politics closely 

A new survey by Exponent Philanthropy shows most of its members (82 per cent) expect the institution of philanthropy to play a more important role in society because of political changes in Washington DC.   Issued …

News Exponent Philanthropy 7 March 2017 For Subscribers

Exponent Philanthropy: New report details how small-staffed US foundations create change 

Exponent Philanthropy recently released its 2017 Foundation Operations and Management Report. Based on responses from 495 of its more than 2,000 member foundations, all which have few or no staff, the report includes more than …

News Exponent Philanthropy 29 November 2016 For Subscribers

Exponent Philanthropy: New edition of The Foundation Guidebook published

Exponent Philanthropy has released a new edition of The Foundation Guidebook, its signature publication for those new to foundations or philanthropy. The 128-page publication, which reflects the association’s two decades of experience serving small-staffed foundations, …

News Exponent Philanthropy 6 September 2016

Exponent Philanthropy: Grantee feedback tool launched

Released in April 2016, Exponent Philanthropy’s Grantee and Applicant Perception Survey solicits extensive and anonymous feedback from foundations’ grantees and applicants about working with those foundations. This straightforward and comprehensive new tool is designed to …

News Exponent Philanthropy 7 June 2016

Exponent Philanthropy: New video series and campaign promote foundation openness

Philanthropy lessons is a video series and campaign produced by Exponent Philanthropy, funded by the Fund for Shared Insight, and released in partnership with The Chronicle of Philanthropy. To help others to be more effective and efficient in creating the change they …

News Exponent Philanthropy 14 March 2016

Exponent Philanthropy: How small-staffed US foundations create change

Exponent Philanthropy recently released its 2016 Foundation Operations and Management Report. Based on responses from 676 of its nearly 2,200 member foundations, all of which have few or no staff, the report includes more than …

News Exponent Philanthropy 1 December 2015

Exponent Philanthropy: New guide to impact investing for small‑staffed foundations

A new resource is now available to help small-staffed foundations better understand how to harness the massive potential of impact investing. Essentials of Impact Investing: A guide for small-staffed foundations was released this autumn by …

News Exponent Philanthropy 1 June 2015

Exponent Philanthropy: Seven new guides for engaging teens in philanthropy

Many philanthropic entities – from foundations to giving circles to charitable families – realize the value of involving young people in giving. It can bring new perspectives and energy to your philanthropy, develop the next …

News Exponent Philanthropy 2 March 2015

Exponent Philanthropy – Benchmarking operations and management trends

Exponent Philanthropy recently released its 2015 Foundation operations and management report to the association’s nearly 2,300 members. Based on an extensive survey of its member foundations, who have few or no staff, the report includes …