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Could John Wayne be the world’s most effective philanthropist?

John Wayne in True Grit

Note from Beth: I’m hosting a small army of guest bloggers, grantmakers, who are attending the GeoFunders National Conference taking place this week in Seattle. The GEO community is united by a common drive to challenge the norm in pursuit of better results.

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Grantmakers for Effective Organizations Conference: What have you learned, Dorothy?

Note from Beth: I’m hosting a small army of guest bloggers, grantmakers, who are attending the  GeoFunders National Conference taking place this week in Seattle.   The GEO community is united by a common drive to challenge the norm in pursuit of better results.

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A Wiki Tribute to Stephanie McAuliffe

Whitney dressed up as an OE grant and Stephanie in her "Catbert" costume

If you do any work in the field organizational effectiveness or nonprofit capacity building, whether you are a consultant or funder for such programs, then you know Stephanie McAuliffe, the Director of Human Resources and Organizational Effectiveness at the David and Lucile Packard Foundation.    … Read More

The Strategy Landscape Tool Helps Solve Wicked Problems

Source: Monitor Institute

Monitor Institute and the Center for Effective Philanthropy (CEP) have launched a joint venture to bring a new data visualization tool, “The Strategy Landscape Tool”  to the field of philanthropy.   Created with support from the Rockfeller Foundation, the tool allows users to easily see and understand grantmaking strategies and patterns within and across institutions so they can make better decisions in pursuit of their goals.… Read More

In Search of Bachelors and Philanthropy in Rural Alaska and Video Story Capture Tips

The Story

Last week,  my adventure in Alaska started with a meeting with representatives from community foundations around the state of Alaska hosted by the Alaska Community Foundation.   That’s where I met Joe Page from the Jessica Stevens Foundation who told me the amazing story about the Talkeetna Bachelor Society.… Read More