Resources

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

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A Change Management & Deep Equity Primer: The What, Why, How & Nuance

This publication from Movement Tapestries offers insights and guidance for organizations navigating equity-embedded transformations, and the challenges that can come with embarking on such journeys.
  • January 16, 2023
  • Sheryl Petty, Ed.D.

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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
  • GEOList Members Only

    GEOList Summary: Supporting Advocacy

    We are in the process of developing written policies specific to funding advocacy organizations and it would be very helpful to see how other funders address this issue.
    • October 29, 2014
    • Rumsha Ahmed
  • GEOList Members Only

    GEOList Summary: Nonprofit Effectiveness Resources

    We are wondering if anyone else offers a curated set of resources or even a recommended reading list for their grantees around the various topics addressing nonprofit effectiveness?
    • October 21, 2014
    • Rumsha Ahmed
  • GEOList Members Only

    GEOList Summary: Capacity-Building Evaluation: Surveys, Interview Guides, etc.

    If you have a survey, questionnaire, interview guide, etc. that you would be willing to share, it would be most appreciated.
    • September 24, 2014
    • Rumsha Ahmed
  • GEOList Members Only

    GEOList Summary: Core Support Examples

    We are currently developing an online application form for a Core Support Grant program and were wondering if anyone would be willing to share some examples of questions they are asking.
    • September 17, 2014
    • Rumsha Ahmed
  • GEOList Members Only

    GEOList Summary: Donation Drowning a Nonprofit

    I was wondering if you would be able to be point me in the direction of some resources that we could share with them to highlight that while sometimes a large gift can be great, sometimes it is not.
    • September 11, 2014
    • Rumsha Ahmed
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    GEOList Summary: Capacity-Building Consultant Work

    The majority of the consultant proposals organizations have received are for exactly the “up to” amount. I am interested in knowing if this is or has been an issue for others. How has your foundation addressed this issue and what language you have used to eliminate it?
    • August 5, 2014
    • Rumsha Ahmed
  • GEOList Members Only

    GEOList Summary: Matching Gifts Policy

    Do any of your foundations match contributions of staff/board members other than cash donations or volunteer hours to a nonprofit?
    • August 1, 2014
    • Rumsha Ahmed
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    GEOList Summary: Nonprofit Health Index

    Our goal is to identify any studies or indexes that create a baseline of organizational health indicators from which capacity builders can address collectively.
    • July 24, 2014
    • Rumsha Ahmed
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    What do Nonprofits Need to Make Leadership Development a Priority?

    A nonprofit organization’s resiliency and capacity to navigate change successfully depends largely on its people. Ask any grantmaker about the distinguishing characteristics of strong and effective nonprofit organizations, and the conversation inevitably will turn to leadership.
    • July 18, 2014