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.
In an effort to begin a conversation, four questions are offered to consider in an effort to answer the original inquiry, “Are we asking (and answering) the right questions?”
This publication highlights attributes that characterize community foundations in ways beyond asset values.
The modern foundation is an institutional oddity in a democracy. A democratic society is committed to the equality of citizens, but foundations are the voice of plutocracy.
One of the most surprising, and perhaps confounding, facts of charity in America is that the people who can least afford to give are the ones who donate the greatest percentage of their income. The wealthiest Americans donate 1.3 percent of their income; the poorest, 3.2 percent.
Ohio Foundation data including the latest assets, grantmaking and number of foundations.
This report presents information on a broader group of foundations, the 33 Ohio foundations that focus a majority of their activity on health. It also provides snapshots of key initiatives and collaborations of health funders.
Essential Skills & Strategies for New Grantmakers is a comprehensive educational program to help familiarize new and up-and-coming grantmakers to the foundation world and the field of philanthropy.
The news last week of Steve Minter’s passing came as we get ready to celebrate Philanthropy Ohio’s 35th anniversary at this year’s annual meeting on Thursday – a celebration made possible in large part due to the vision Steve Minter had and made a reality. We are deeply saddened by his passing and extend our condolences to his family.
We’ve just opened nominations for our annual philanthropy awards, celebrating a handful of organizations and individuals who exemplify the best of Ohio philanthropy. The four awards applaud those who are moving the field forward and getting work done in innovative and impactful ways to improve communities across Ohio.