Streamlining got a high profile boost in the October 9 Chronicle of Philanthropy. Terry Mazany, head of the Chicago Community Trust, announced that the Trust would award more general operating grants to organizations focused on economic issues and poverty; equity and social inclusion; and education and youth development. He also spoke directly to streamlining priorities, according to the article, saying: “As foundations, we have been rightfully accused of creating too much administrative work that takes nonprofit resources away from their mission…”
Congratulations to the Chicago Community Trust and to all funders working to minimize the burden of their administrative requirements on nonprofit organizations!
Read the full article here by Rebecca Koenig.