Project Streamline Publications & Tools

2014-04-02 champions toolkitFind out everything you need to know to become a Project Streamline champion in your organization, and download the tools you need to make streamlining stick!

PEAK Grantmaking’s report—Practices That Matter—explores streamlining trends, successes, barriers, and perceptions. Most importantly, it prescribes the way forward for grantmakers that want to match their practices to their values in supporting nonprofit missions.


The Guide to Streamlining series is a set of tools and resources to help grantmakers apply Project Streamline’s four principles.

DrowningInPaperworkDistractedFromPurposeCOVER   Drowning in Paperwork, Distracted from Purpose formed the basis for Project Streamline and continues to be used by grantmakers to better understand the flaws in the current system, barriers to change, and principles that grantmakers can adopt to improve their practices.

Partner Publications

Due Diligence Done Well: A Guide for Grantmakers, written by La Piana Consulting for Grantmakers for Effective Organizations, is a practical guide for the process of gathering information about prospective grantees and an orientation to thinking about effective due diligence, and an online tool for grantmakers accompanies this new version.