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From publications to toolkits, GEO’s resources lift up experiences from your peers to help you turn knowledge into action.

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Centering Equity through Flexible, Reliable Funding

With this guide, GEO seeks to reassert the value of flexible, reliable funding with an updated analysis and set of examples to illustrate how a commitment to flexible, reliable funding can support the sector to be more equitable and community driven in its practice.
  • May 25, 2022

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    GEOList Summary: Involving Non-Trustee Family Members

    We’d like to learn more about whether, when, and how other family foundations choose to engage their non-Trustee family members. Why have you chosen to engage (or not engage)? What kinds of engagement occur, and how formal are these interactions?
    • February 1, 2015
    • Rumsha Ahmed
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    GEOList Summary: Distribution of Utility Assistance

    Our community is looking at best practices related to the distribution of utility assistance through nonprofits and potentially government departments. Do you have communities or grantees that might lend some insight to our scan of models and approaches?
    • January 20, 2015
    • Rumsha Ahmed
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    GEOList Summary: Reporting Requirements

    What are the minimum reporting requirements at your Foundation? Do you have any advice for how to ensure that the reporting process is beneficial to both grantees and program staff?
    • November 26, 2014
    • Rumsha Ahmed
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    Is Grantmaking Getting Smarter?

    Grantmakers recognize the value of supporting effective, well-led organizations - strong organizations create meaningful changes in the world. To help us understand whether we are making progress in supporting nonprofits in ways that allow them to be successful, GEO conducts field research to track trends in grantmaker practice. In short, we want to know: is grantmaking getting smarter?
    • November 19, 2014
  • Related Materials

    GEO Field Survey 2014: Major Trends in Grantmakers' Attitudes and Practices

    GEO Field Survey 2014: Major Trends in Grantmakers' Attitudes and Practices
    • November 19, 2014
  • Member Story

    Member Story: Saint Luke's Foundation

    Member Story: Saint Luke's Foundation
    • November 19, 2014
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    GEOList Summary: Community Resident Involvement in Funding Committees

    We are seeking information regarding processes and/or guidelines that consider the inclusion of community residents on committees that will make decisions or recommendations regarding funding and other investments to benefit their community.
    • October 31, 2014
    • Rumsha Ahmed
  • Member Story

    Member Story: First 5 Solano

    Member Story: First 5 Solano
    • October 23, 2014
  • Member Story Members Only

    GEOAsks: Dr. Gail Christopher, W.K. Kellogg Foundation

    In this GEOAsks interview, we talk to Dr. Gail Christopher, vice president for policy and senior advisor, to give us insight into their motivations behind this work and the emerging field of assessing the impact of racial equity work.
    • October 9, 2014
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    GEOAsks: Elizabeth Christopherson, Rita Allen Foundation

    In this issue of GEOAsks we talk to Elizabeth Christopherson, president and chief executive officer of the Rita Allen Foundation.
    • October 9, 2014