Many foundations waste an extraordinary amount of grantseekers’ time, because they replicate questions from other foundation’s applications and are structured in a non-user-friendly manner. The result is that smaller nonprofits cannot compete with large, well-staffed ones. This article shares research about this phenomenon and offers suggestions for how foundations can help streamline the process.
5 Ways MacKenzie Scott’s $8.5 Billion Commitment To Social And Economic Justice Is A Model For Other Donors
A scholar of philanthropy explains how mega-donor MacKenzie Scott is modeling five best practices for social change giving: Don’t attach strings; Champion representation; Act first, talk later; Don’t obsess about scale; Leverage more than money.