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Opening the Floodgates: A funder approach to disaster relief

Foundation Center 11 July 2014

This post first appeared on the Foundation Center’s GrantCraft blog. GrantCraft, a service of the Foundation Center, taps the practical wisdom of funders to develop free resources for the philanthropy sector. From 15th to 17th …

A new website for GrantCraft

Alliance magazine 29 June 2014

On 25 June, the Foundation Center launched a completely redesigned website for its GrantCraft service. According to the press release, ‘GrantCraft harnesses the practical wisdom of funders worldwide to provide free resources that improve the …

New Report: Charity and Philanthropy in Russia, China, India and Brazil

WINGS 13 April 2014

This article was originally published on the WINGS blog, Philanthropy In Focus, on 14 March 2014. The original article can be found here. One of the most significant international developments since the fall of the Berlin Wall …

New Foundation Center initiative to keep track of Giving Pledge and its effects

Alliance magazine 10 August 2012

The Foundation Center is to keep an ‘Eye on the Giving Pledge’, launched by Warren Buffett and the Gateses. The new move, described by the Foundation Center as a ‘resource’, is part of the Center’s …

GrantCraft under new management – business as usual only more so?

Alliance magazine 9 February 2011

Grantmaker resource organization GrantCraft, for so long under the wing of the Ford Foundation, is to be taken over by the Foundation Center and the European Foundation Centre. While the organizations involved all speak of …

Foundation Center hosts new site to promote foundation transparency

Alliance magazine 8 February 2010

The Foundation Center has launched glasspockets, a website designed to encourage openness among foundations about their activities. The term, whose significance scarcely needs explanation, apparently derives from an assertion made by a Carnegie Corporation of …