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Funding Smarter: Using Candid Tools to Inform and Share Your Foundation’s Work

This course provides the crucial tools you need to be a more informed and effective funder. Learn to use Candid’s mapping, data, and knowledge tools to better identify funding peers, potential grantee partners, identify funding connections and gaps, and learn from knowledge other funders have already shared.

Knowledge base

How can my organization find other grantmakers or potential grantees working in our areas of interest?

It is always a good idea to know about other organizations and funders working in the same areas as you. You may wish to collaborate, check out an innovative program, or model a grant after another organization’s efforts. This is also a good way to connect with thought leaders in your areas of interest.

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Overcoming COVID-19 through Sustainable Collaborations

In this video you will join our virtual panel with leaders across the social sector as we explore the various forms that collaboration can take. We’ll discuss the factors that organizations should evaluate when considering a formal collaboration, how grantmakers can support collaboration amongst their grantees, and more.

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Assess and Inform Your Community Foundation's Efforts of Community Leadership

Join CF Insights, CFLeads, and leaders from the Delaware Community Foundation and the Rochester Area Community Foundation as they discuss the Community Leadership Assessment Tool, a new free resource designed to track and inform your community foundation’s efforts of community leadership along several dimensions.

Knowledge base

What is a giving circle?

According to the Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers' More Giving Together, a giving circle "is formed when individuals come together and pool their dollars, decide together where to give the money (and other resources such as volunteer time), and learn together about their community and philanthropy."