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Many Hands, More Impact: Philanthropy’s Role in Supporting Movements

Publication date: 
11/2013
GEO has prepared a publication that provides a framework for understanding the array of roles that funders can play in supporting movements and networks. Many Hands, More Impact: Philanthropy’s Role in Supporting Movements offers an orientation to some of the inherent benefits and barriers to supporting movements and provides insight into ways that grantmakers can explore collaborative efforts for social change.
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Web analytics for nonprofits

Publication date: 
10/2013
Your website might look fabulous, but do you know if people are actually visiting it? Web analytics can help reveal how much traffic your site is getting and how people are finding it. You can also use analytics to see how long people are staying on your site and which pages are the most popular. There are also analytics tools that look at your social media presence, such as how many people are visiting your site from Facebook, Twitter, etc.
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Outsourced Investment Management: An Overview for Institutional Decision-Makers

Publication date: 
08/2013
Once seen primarily as a solution for small institutions with limited resources, outsourcing of the investment management function is now widespread, with a broad range of long-term investors – including those with more substantial investable asset pools – turning to the outsourced chief investment officer model. Properly implemented, outsourcing can help institutions address portfolio complexity and risk management challenges, benefit from more timely decision-making and contend with an increasingly rigorous regulatory environment, while enabling trustees to focus on improving institutional governance.
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The Illusion of Control

Publication date: 
08/2013
Control is one of humankind’s greatest illusions. Let’s face it—even with all the information available and expansive educational preparation—unexpected events often interfere with our plans and our best efforts to control an outcome or an event (and even ourselves!). And what happens to us, to those around us, and to the teams and organizations we lead when things get disrupted?
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Into Focus: The First-Ever Benchmark Report and Guide for Nonprofit Video

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06/2013
It is clear to everyone in the nonprofit world that video is a critical communications tool. Video is everywhere, online and on mobile. YouTube alone delivers four billion video views a day. How nonprofits can effectively use video is less clear – questions of how to produce compelling video, how to measure video’s effectiveness and how to budget for it still loom large.
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