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A Short Course on Grassroots Grantmaking

Feb 19, 2013 No Comments by

If you are looking for a crash course on grassroots grantmaking’s small grants approach, this is the resource for you!

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Who Decides? Options for Grant Review & Selection

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Grassroots grantmaking practitioners utilize several different models for managing grant review and decision-making.  Several of the most frequently used models [...]

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Do’s and Don’ts for Technical Assistance

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Here are some points for funders to keep in mind when designing a program of technical assistance for grassroots groups. [...]

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Technical Assistance Models

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Technical assistance – help in all forms for grassroots groups – is an essential component of effective grassroots grantmaking programs. [...]

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How to Staff: Pros & Cons of Four Common Models

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There are several commonly-utilized models to staff grassroots grantmaking programs – all with their pros and cons, with the right [...]

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Ten Principles for Appropriate Evaluation

Sep 13, 2010 No Comments

Excerpts from A Guide to Evaluating Asset-Based Community Development:  Lessons, Challenges and Opportunities by Thomas Dewar. The following ten principles [...]

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Five Factors that Contribute to a Viable Grassroots Grantmaking Program

Sep 13, 2010 No Comments

Excerpts from A Legacy of Leadership and Support for Grassroots Grantmaking. 1.  The Goals are in Line with Resources It [...]

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What Do Resident-Led Groups Need to Grow Stronger?

Sep 13, 2010 No Comments

A Planning Framework for Grassroots Grantmaking A Supportive Climate Connections Short-Term Problem Solving Help Longer-Term Capacity Building Help Patient Money [...]

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