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Gouvernance et dons : des approches pour accroître l’équité, la diversité et l’inclusion

December 1, 2019

Afin de soutenir les fondations dans leur parcours vers la diversité, l'équité et l'inclusion (ÉDI), FPC a créé cette boîte à outils afin de fournir des conseils et un accès à une large gamme d'outils et de ressources pour soutenir et approfondir l'engagement des fondations en faveur du bien social grâce à la diversité. , équité et inclusion.

Critical philanthropy and power; Gender and Philanthropy; North America; Race and Philanthropy

La philanthropie dans une optique d’égalité des sexes: un guide pratique à l’intention des fondations canadiennes

December 1, 2019

Que signifie pour une fondation de mettre en œuvre une perspective d'égalité des sexes à son travail? Ce guide d'octroi dans une perspective de genres fait partie d'une série d'outils et de ressources d'apprentissage afin de soutenir les fondations à intégrer une perspective genre dans leur travail. Le genre est un élément-clé de la diversité, de l'équité et de l'inclusion, puisque de plus en plus de fondations réfléchissent à l'impact de leurs subventions et font leur part pour œuvrer à l'équité sous toutes ses formes, y compris celle du genre.

Critical philanthropy and power; Gender and Philanthropy; North America

Governance and Grantmaking: Approaches to achieve greater diversity, equity and inclusion

November 1, 2019

As a first step to assisting foundations with their Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) journey, PFC has created this toolkit to provide them with guidance and access to a broad range of tools and resources to support and deepen their commitment to social good through diversity, equity and inclusion.

Critical philanthropy and power; Gender and Philanthropy; North America; Race and Philanthropy

Gender-Lens Philanthropy: A practical guide for Canadian foundations

September 1, 2019

What does it mean to a foundation to apply a "gender lens" to their work? This gender-lens granting guide is part of a series of learning tools and resources to support foundations on how to apply a gender lens in their work. Gender is a key piece in the diversity, equity and inclusion puzzle as more foundations think about the impact of their grantmaking and doing its part in working towards equity in all forms, including gender.

Critical philanthropy and power; Gender and Philanthropy; North America

U.S. Foundation Funding for Nonprofit and Philanthropic Infrastructure, 2004-2015

October 8, 2018

There is a complex ecosystem of organizations working to enable, strengthen, and evolve the work of philanthropy, nonprofits, and civil society around the world. From communities of practice that build skills and encourage collaboration to data and research that inform solutions and foster transparency, these organizations provide a much-needed backbone for work on our most critical global challenges. New research from Foundation Center aims to map the composition of and support for this ecosystem of infrastructure organizations so that we can better align and improve efforts to build a better future.

North America; Philanthropy ecosystems and infrastructure

Impact Case: TechSoup

May 29, 2018

NGOsource, a project of the Council on Foundations and TechSoup, is a nonprofit social enterprise that helps U.S. grantmakers streamline their international giving.

Enabling environment and civic space; North America

Giving in Illinois 2016

April 7, 2016

Illinois is home to over 5,200 grantmaking foundations spanning all types—independent or family, corporate, community, and operating—sizes, and issue areas. The community includes many foundations that only give locally or within the state, as well as those that fund nationally and even internationally. The following analysis provides an overview of the scale and composition of the Illinois foundation community and an examination of how Illinois foundations have fared relative to U.S. foundations in general over the past decade.

North America; Philanthropy ecosystems and infrastructure

Transformational Impact: U.S. Foundation Funding for Trans Communities

February 1, 2015

This report broadly covers funding for transgender communities by U.S. foundations between2011 and 2013, some of which includes funding specifically targeted towards transgendergirls and women, transgender boys and men, and gender non-conforming andgenderqueer people. We have devoted separate sections to funding for trans issues in theU.S. and funding for trans issues globally as well as a section on intersex funding. For a fullreview of our research methods, please see the methodology section.

Gender and Philanthropy; North America

Principles of International Charity: Developed by the Treasury Guidelines Working Group of Charitable Sector Organizations and Advisors

March 1, 2005

These principles reflect the collective efforts of a broadly representative working group of charitable organizations, mostly U.S.-based and nearly all engaged in international charitable activities. This work was undertaken after the U.S. Treasury Department's proposed guidelines in November 2002 that were widely rejected as impracticable and as impeding further international charitable activities. As a result, the Treasury Department in November 2004 invited charitable organizations to develop their own proposals; this document responds to this invitation.

North America; Tools, frameworks, effectiveness

Management Practices Surrounding Program Professionals in US and European Foundations

January 1, 2005

The author provides a detailed account of the work of foundation program managers and describes what personal qualities and professional competencies it requires to perform such work effectively. In addition, this paper suggests that a gap exists between the skills that some program professionals bring to their foundation positions and the skills needed to effect long-term change in fields - indirectly, as foundations necessarily must do. Accordingly, the author holds that foundations as output organizations must develop internal management as well as leadership capabilities in fields.

Europe; North America

Statement of Values and Ethical Principles

December 1, 2004

Statement of Values and Ethical Principles of the Philanthropic Foundations Canada approved by the Board of Directors of PFC December 6, 2004.

Cultures of Giving; North America

Philanthropic Connections: Mapping the Landscape of U.S. Funder Networks

April 1, 2003

This is a formal examination of grantmaker associations and networks in the U.S. The report, together with its directory and maps, is the first time the field has had a nationwide picture of the myriad and diverse ways grantmakers convene, collaborate, communicate and collectively act across this country. That picture is striking in its size and variety. More importantly it is encouraging - in its potential to serve as a robust nationwide but grassroots-based "web" through which grantmakers can collectively seize opportunities and respond to challenges.

North America; Philanthropy ecosystems and infrastructure

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