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2020 National Conference

  • April 27, 2020—April 29, 2020
  • Boston
  • MA

Culture Resource Guide

As part of our work on productive foundation culture, GEO developed a resource guide to assist grantmakers in identifying, discussing and improving organizational culture. This resource guide incorporates GEO’s existing work on foundation culture as well as new resources for grantmakers. This guide will allow grantmakers to quickly access the resources that are needed to address organizational culture.
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Racial Equity and the Role of Foundations

The Consumer Health Foundation has long embedded racial equity in its programs, policies and practices. Kendra Allen, program associate with the foundation, breaks down the activities and elements they use in their approach toward racial equity.
  • November 12, 2019

Welcoming GEO’s New President and CEO, Marcus Walton

Grantmakers for Effective Organizations (GEO) announced today the appointment of Marcus F. Walton, a non-profit industry veteran, as its new President and CEO.

“I am energized by the opportunity to work alongside a diverse team of practitioners and grantmakers to help evolve the strong foundation established by those before me and to effectively represent and deliver the aspirations of GEO members and stakeholders well into the future,” stated Marcus F. Walton, Incoming President and CEO, Grantmakers for Effective Organizations.

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