The How of Grantmaking

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The How of Grantmaking

Assessing the How of Grantmaking from the Grant Managers Network (GMN) is packed with important information to help grantmakers. GMN tackles the critical questions you should be asking to ensure your grant process is efficient and effective. Versaic will share real-life examples of how companies have dealt with the issues raised in the GMN report as a 6 part blog series. We will look at questions like what works and what doesn’t work? What are the stumbling blocks to grantmaking success?

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Grantmakers: Grantees' Results Are Your Results
According to NFF’s 2015 State of the Nonprofit Sector Survey, 53% of nonprofits are reporting 3 months or less of cash-on-hand. Further, many of these nonprofit partners feel that they don’t receive enough support from their funders on how to use data to measure and improve their programs.This...
Apr 18, 2016 6:20 PM ET
Measuring the Effectiveness of Your Corporate Grant Programs
How impactful are your grant dollars? If you’re the one tasked with managing your company’s grant programs, you no doubt realize how arduous it can be, especially if you haven’t implemented a system that can streamline the process. For companies that give in the range of hundreds of thousands of dollars, or...
Jan 29, 2016 9:00 AM ET
Unique Reporting Challenges for Corporate Grant Programs (And How to Solve Them)
Compliance in reporting consumes nonprofits’ most valuable resources and distracts them from their purpose. Can corporate grantmakers help ease the burden? Time, energy, and effectiveness. These are three vital resources for nonprofit organizations. The challenge of reporting compliance consumes all three...
Jan 27, 2016 9:00 AM ET
4 Types of Corporate Giving Campaigns
Fundraising takes many forms, but corporate giving typically fits into one of a few categories. Americans Donated an Estimated $358.38 Billion to Charity in 2014 , according to the Giving USA Foundation. These donations either came from the company directly or via a corporate foundation....
Jan 26, 2016 9:00 AM ET
The Corporate Grantmaker's Guide to Data
Can you track your grants with just an Excel worksheet? If the answer is no, you’ve moved to a point where grantmaking needs a grants management system. Data is how you measure your impact, but access and interpretation are the only way you can make those measurements. The options to put this data...
Jan 25, 2016 1:25 PM ET