The philanthropic sector is a strong community, and always willing to share experiences and help peers. Our grantmaker community did just that when they spilled about their own experiences. Take a tip from your peers and avoid these pitfalls.
What we’re reading and recommending this week.
Well-intended character limits are supposed to let applicants know that they don’t need to write a chapter when a few paragraphs will do. Unfortunately, for all but haiku writers, writing less is usually more (work). One writes, counts, and rewrites. And rewrites.
While #PEAK2018 has come and gone, and was a rousing success according to our survey results, #PEAK2019 planning is well underway. That’s why we’ve provided you with all the resources and photos from #PEAK2018 and a chance to let your voice be heard for #PEAK2019!
When people talk about private foundation program officers, the default is to talk about the power relations that often play out, real or perceived. But I think what is often lost in these conversations are the deep relationships that, in my experience, develop between foundation program officers and grantee organizations.