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GEO's Annual Report: A Lookback at 2018 to 2020

Across the philanthropic sector, the last several years have been a clear period of transformation.

In this report, we’ll look back at a sampling of what we’ve accomplished together during this period of extraordinary change for our organization, the philanthropic field and the world from 2018 through 2020.

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Reimagining Capacity Building: Navigating Culture, Systems & Power

This publication builds on the principles outlined in Strengthening Nonprofit Capacity and will take a critical look at the ways in which capacity-building practices can be grounded in approaches that acknowledge and center racial equity.
  • October 20, 2021

Giving While Learning: How Regrantors Enable Every Funder to Advance Racial Equity…Starting Now

In response to the converging social and public health pandemics last year, people organized, voted, donated, and resisted, all united by the desire to transform reality into a more equitable future. This showed up in philanthropic giving through an unprecedented surge of commitments to funding for racial equity.
  • September 28, 2021
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Annual Report 2018-2020

Across the philanthropic sector, the last several years have been a clear period of transformation, marked by the recognition that business as usual is no longer feasible for the creation of a just, connected and inclusive society.
  • November 8, 2021

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GEO's broad resource library features publications and tools that lift up promising practices and examples from peers to speed your progress on the road to effectiveness. Members can expand their learning through exclusive resources such as case studies and discussion starters.

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Our strength is in learning from each other. We lift up the stories, insights and best practices of GEO members moving philanthropy forward. Get inspired by tapping into their wisdom today!

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When you’re working together with your peers, you tap into the wisdom and experiences of those in the same boat — and challenges that felt overwhelming become achievable. Find opportunities to come together with our community to solve of-the-moment challenges.

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