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PEAK Grantmaking

Resource Type: Action Planner

Drive Equity With Demographic Data

Our latest release in PEAK’s suite of resources supporting the Drive Equity Principle for Peak Grantmaking explores the intricacies of demographic data collection. For philanthropy professionals, data can illuminate the impact of their grants, but working with the information you collect also comes with complex challenges. This action planner is designed to help staff and … Continued

Strategies for Driving Equity in Grantmaking

In order to implement strategies that promote justice, inclusion, and equity, we must work with purpose and urgency to establish grantmaking practices that advance equity. This goes beyond narrowing the power gap (which helps all grantseekers and grantees) to a more specific focus on building power for under-resourced communities. On a tactical level, driving equity … Continued

Strategies for Narrowing the Power Gap in Philanthropy

Effective grantmaking organizations deliberately act to redefine the power balance with their grantees, recognizing that grantmakers and grantees are equal partners in the quest for impact. Learn more about expanding your impact by focusing on. The power that we often have as grantmakers shows up in the processes that we ask grantseekers and grantees to … Continued

Strategies for Aligning Practices and Values

Want to secure more trusting relationships, met expectations, and true partnerships—as well as better, more sustainable outcomes? Discover they key questions you should be asking and the three strategies to connect the “how” of grantmaking to values, strategy, and impact: Develop strategic goals related to improving your grantmaking practice Recognize that grantmaking staff are integral … Continued