What is a Leadership Funder?


In “What is a Leadership Funder?,” Barr Foundation President Jim Canales foreshadows the number-one theme of “The Performance Imperative”: the inescapable importance of great leadership. “Many in philanthropy have come to realize that leadership development is not a stand-alone, separate … Continued

What do funders want?

Eddie Gale of The A.D. Henderson Foundation explains why it is important for nonprofits to be accountable for the work they do. In this interview with Common Good Vermont, Gale presents an funders perspective on the vital connection between outcomes and nonprofit performance.

Donor Toolkit: The Donor-Grantee Trap

Pulled from the Bridgepan Group’s website, www.bridgespan.org. The Bridgespan Group is a nonprofit advisor and resource for mission-driven leaders and organizations The Donor-Grantee Trap: How ineffective collaboration undermines philanthropic results for society, and what can be done about it. A … Continued