The following resources are especially designed to help individuals and families begin a conversation about philanthropy and “doing more that matters.”
Design for Giving Guide
- In order to ensure that your philanthropy is meaningful and rewarding, it is important to examine your goals, style, and values to find the approach that will work best for you.
Your Philanthropy Roadmap
is a guide to engage and educate donors - notably new and emerging donors - in planning, implementing and sustaining effective philanthropy programs.
Giving Styles Guide
If you were to ask a donor, "What type of donor are you," he or she might pause and respond with another question: "What kinds of donors are there?"
Giving as a Couple
sets out key considerations for donors who give as a couple, and examines how they might approach this particular form of partnership.
Setting a Time Horizon
discusses ways to evaluate and decide on the lifespan of a giving program, from spending down a foundation to endowing in perpetuity.
offers guidance on the development of an appropriate and effective assessment strategy.
Investing in Leadership
focuses on the importance of looking at an organization's leadership as part of the grantmaking process, and offers questions to pose to organizations before giving
is an introduction to the world of impact investing. for donors who wish to invest their assets to promote change.
Women and Giving
addresses specific considerations for women donors as they approach their philanthropy.
Supporting Social Entrepreneurship
helps philanthropists evaluate whether they want to include support for social entrepreneurs in their giving or investment programs, and how to begin doing so.
Major Gifts and Naming Opportunities
helps emerging and established philanthropists making a naming gift or any major gift so impact best matches their inspiration, maximizing potential and minimizing risk.
Legacy Conversation Starters
can help you begin a conversation that prompts you to think differently and empowers you to work toward the future you envision and desire.