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Rethinking the Funding Equation: Can General Operating Support Become the New Normal?

Written by: Jennifer Teunon

Date: February 10, 2016

This post first appeared on the National Center for Family Philanthropy's blog, Family Giving News, on January 26, 2016. Foundations seemed so mysterious to me when I started my career in nonprofits. At the time, back… Read More

Conversations to Schedule Today to Strengthen Your Nonprofit-Foundation Partnerships

Written by: Lia Weintraub

Date: March 12, 2015

At one end of the spectrum, grantmaking is a transaction, in which there is little connection between the grantmaker and the grantee beyond the exchange of forms, reports and funds. At the other end, grantmaking is… Read More

Three Reasons the Woodruff Foundation Should Sell Some of Its Coca-Cola Stock

Written by: Caitlin Duffy

Date: July 25, 2014

Founded by the former president of Coca-Cola, the Robert W. Woodruff Foundation is as much of an Atlanta institution as the company Woodruff helmed for over 30 years. The foundation’s largest grants fund institutions such as… Read More


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