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Letter

Help! How do I convince funders to make endowment grants?

8 April 2021
Regi

Dear Regi,  I am an old timer in the foundation world, so I am intimately familiar with the inherent power imbalance in the funder-grantee relationship. I want to know how we can interest more foundations in making endowment grants to their flagship grantee partners – a ‘share the wealth’ campaign if you will. We know that an important building block towards long-term sustainability of nonprofits is an endowment. We also know that many of the …