Transparency Talk

Category: "Capacity Building" (5 posts)

Tips from the Tech Sector on How Philanthropy Can Scale Impact
February 15, 2017

Why aren’t more nonprofits, like Khan Academies and Wikipedia, building software to create social change at scale? Learn how foundations can become accelerators for tech nonprofits.

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From Strength to Greater Strength: How Capacity-Building Grants Elevate Organization
July 1, 2015

Chip Edelberg, executive director of the Jim Joseph Foundation, discusses how capacity building grants have aided the Foundation's grantees.

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Awareness of self, partners, and field essential to building organization and sector capacity
June 8, 2015

Following the Capacity Building session on April 29 at Foundation Center-San Francisco, we take a closer look at how awareness impacts the philanthropic sector, and promotes smarter grantmaking.

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Capacity Building Session Livestream Available for Viewing
May 19, 2015

Did you miss the April 29 Capacity Building session at our San Francisco office? Don't worry! We've got a livestream recording for you to watch.

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Capacity Building for the Greater Good
April 13, 2015

Join us on Wednesday, April 29, for Capacity Building for the Greater Good. This session features Lisa Philp of Foundation Center, Jen Bokoff of GrantCraft, and Kathy Reich of the David and Lucille Packard Foundation. This session will held in the Foundation Center San Francisco office, but will also be broadcast via LiveStream for those who can't attend in-person.

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