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Prioritizing authentic connections through trust-based philanthropy

Trust-based philanthropy (TBP) is central to Honnold Foundation’s grantmaking; learn how feedback from grassroots nonprofits informs their approach to setting up their grantees to successfully drive lasting impact.

By Emily Teitsworth (she/her) and Kate Trujillo (she/her)

May 15, 2024

Philanthropic collaboratives are finding ways to more effectively measure impact

Find out how philanthropic collaboratives—organizations that distribute resources from multiple donors to nonprofits—are finding new and effective ways to equitably measure impact across their portfolio of grantees.

By Mariah Collins (she/her) and Erika Caballero Montoya (she/her)

May 13, 2024

Empowering change: Black-founded nonprofits achieving impact with limited resources

Delve into data on Black-founded nonprofits to discover how they’re resiliently committed to driving impact in the face of funding disparities, limited growth opportunities, and the need for equitable support and investment.

By Lauren Brathwaite (she/her)

May 6, 2024

Embracing partnership: A promising paradigm for nonprofit governance

It’s time to revisit traditional nonprofit governance. National Council of Nonprofit’s Donna Murray-Brown explains why a new partnership-driven model between nonprofit board members and staff promises to unlock greater impact.

By Donna Murray-Brown (she/her)

April 29, 2024

Foundations step up funding to bolster trust in local news

Trust in local news is critical to combating misinformation and keeping the U.S. public informed by a diversity of voices as evidenced by foundations’ funding to sustain today’s local media outlets’ operations.

By Samantha Mercado (she/her/hers)

April 25, 2024

Scaling positive systems change: Addressing underlying conditions and sustainability

Learn why positive systems change for scaling nonprofits’ impact requires holistically addressing underlying issues of power dynamics, public policies, control over resources, and incentive structures.

By Heather Grady (she/her )

April 18, 2024

Embarking on a continuous learning journey to drive equity

PEAK Grantmaking’s Satonya Fair shares why advancing racial equity in grantmaking means embracing knowledge sharing and continuous learning through practice to achieve meaningful change.

By Satonya Fair (she/her)

March 12, 2024

Trust-based considerations for demographic data

Shaady Salehi and Chantias Ford of the Trust-Based Philanthropy Project share key considerations for using demographic data to inform grantmaking decisions.

By Shaady Salehi (she/her) and Chantias Ford (she/her)

July 11, 2023

Open for comment: Proposed changes to Candid’s taxonomy

Prior to making proposed updates to Candid’s taxonomy, or the Philanthropy Classification System (PCS), we invite you to share your feedback during its public comment period.

By Laia Griñó (she/her)

June 5, 2023

Throwback Thursday: GlassPockets editor’s top five for funders

We are highlighting five popular and relevant oldies but goodies from the GlassPockets archive. Check out this helpful advice for funders on ways to leverage transparency to improve equitable access to philanthropic resources.

By Janet Camarena (she/her)

October 13, 2022

Power in Solidarity: Reflections from AAPIP and NAP’s joint convening

As I continue to process the many sessions I attended and the new connections that I made, three key themes from the Power in Solidarity conference stuck out for me:

By Supriya Kumar (she/her)

July 28, 2022

Commitment to funding Native self-determination

We partner with hundreds of reservation-based programs, improving quality of life for 250,000 Native elders, families, and children each year.

By Helen Oliff (she/her)

July 14, 2022