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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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 Members Only

    GEOList Summary: Advancing Systems Level Change

    We are looking to other foundations who have funded promising programs and/or partnerships on this issue. Please send us your experiences with these programs/partnerships.
    • May 13, 2016
    • Rumsha Ahmed
  • Member Story

    Member Story: Dallas Women's Foundation

    How Dallas Women’s Foundation’s commitment to empathy has shaped its approach to learning and grantmaking.
    • April 21, 2016
  • GEOList Members Only

    GEOList Summary: Family Members Proposing Ideas

    We would like to know whether other family foundations have a formalized process for family members to propose ideas for philanthropic initiatives that are (or are not) related to your foundation’s mission.
    • April 14, 2016
    • Rumsha Ahmed
  • GEOList Members Only

    GEOList Summary: Models of Jargon-Free and User-Friendly RFPs

    I’m looking for examples of RFPs you’ve developed or seen that you feel model—in terms of format and/or language—a simple, straightforward, and effective grant funding announcement.
    • April 11, 2016
    • Rumsha Ahmed
  • GEOList Members Only

    GEOList Summary: Board Meeting Activity Suggestions

    We are interested in activities that get board members out of their seats and encourage them to think about issues that are relevant to the Foundation. Please let us know if you have activities that you have successfully used with your boards.
    • March 22, 2016
    • Rumsha Ahmed
  • GEOList Members Only

    GEOList Summary: Keeping Board Informed of Strategic Plan

    Can you suggest successful ways to inform board members *between board meetings and at board meetings* on how well the strategic plan is being implemented?
    • March 22, 2016
    • Rumsha Ahmed
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    GEOList Summary: Place-Based Strategies

    We are interested in learning about how other foundations develop and operate a place-based strategy. How were they developed and what are your guiding principles?
    • March 17, 2016
    • Rumsha Ahmed
  • Member Story

    Member Story: United Way of Greenville County

    Member Story: United Way of Greenville County
    • February 18, 2016
  • GEOList Members Only

    GEOList Summary: Readings for Small Nonprofits on Accessing Funders

    Do you have any recommendations of articles that would address opportunities and/or skills needed for smaller nonprofits to make their case to funders?
    • February 16, 2016
    • Rumsha Ahmed
  • GEOList Members Only

    GEOList Summary: Online Voting Contests

    If your organization has hosted an online contest, what voting platform do you use? Does the platform allow you to receive votes in different methods (ie, voting by email address, IP address, or text message)?
    • February 12, 2016
    • Rumsha Ahmed