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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 …

Lessons from a transatlantic partnership: what’s collaboration really like?

Alliance magazine 12 March 2014

GrantCraft is embarking on a new chapter. After three years of being a collaborative project of the Foundation Center in New York and the European Foundation Centre in Brussels, GrantCraft will continue to grow as …

Giving in perpetuity or spending out: pros and cons

European Foundation Centre 15 November 2011

As director of GrantCraft in Europe, I always have my ear to the ground so as to pick up on the impulses and trends that are driving the foundation sector which can later serve as …

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 …