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Putting Grantees at the Center of Philanthropy

Post date: 
August 11th, 2016
Article Type: 
External News Article
Article Topic: 
Grantmakers
Article Source: 
Stanford Social Innovation Review

Research shows that grantmakers that are more connected to their grantees—those that have an ear to the ground—are more likely to provide the support that nonprofits need to be successful; they are five times as likely to offer capacity-building support and two times as likely to offer multiyear support. We also know that tapping the knowledge and perspective of grantees and community members builds trust and helps shape more-effective solutions.

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