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  • The ALS Ice-Bucket Challenge

    Jan 12, 2015 12:51 pm
    "The ALS community has been waiting for this moment to have this disease reach the level of public recognition that [other diseases] have had." Just call it the ice-bucket challenge effect. The social media-fueled phenomenon exploded last year across

  • Is Grantmaking Getting Smarter?

    Jan 5, 2015 12:25 pm
    Over the past fifteen years, research by Grantmakers for Effective Organizations has demonstrated that certain grantmaking practices support nonprofits' capacity to achieve results. To track how these practices are changing, GEO conducts a national survey

  • On Social Media, Personal Ties Are Central to Giving

    Jan 5, 2015 12:22 pm
    A majority of adults would take some sort of action—such as ‘liking,’ reposting, or commenting—after seeing a friend's social-media post about a charitable donation, according to a new study from the American Red Cross. But actually make a donatio

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  • General Member Session

    Feb 5, 2015 08:30 am
    Are your grantee partners fully prepared to manage by outcomes? Are they guided by data and engaged in a regular review of efforts? Is there a commitment on the grantees part to revise their efforts accordingly? An example of a successful implementatio

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