Common pitfalls, tips for success, and increasing your capacity to seek and secure grants
Looking for help with writing your next proposal? Where do you search for grants? Who should be involved in developing, writing and proof reading the proposal? Find these answers and more in this podcast.
Lessons from the Capacity Building Fund
Resource Type: Podcast | Speaker: Tom Dawkins
In this podcast, Tom Dawkins, shares about the work of Start Some Good and his passion for helping social innovations get off the ground. Tom shares about his distinction between crowdfunding or crowdsourcing and peerfunding.
Resource Type: Audio Seminar | Speakers: Betsy Martin and Carolyn Milne
In this 2-part podcast Paul Born interviews Betsy Martin, Senior Advisor Program Consultant with Community Foundations of Canada and then Carolyn Milne of the Hamilton Community Foundation to explore how funders can use their resources to address the underlying causes of complex social issues.
Resource Type: Article | Author: Peter Fleming and Nancy Larmer
This paper outlines the key ingredients necessary to develop a strategic funding plan with objectives that support the purpose of the organization.
Resource Type: Article | Author: Vivian Hutchinson
This article, the latest chapter in How Communities Heal a book profiling the stories of social entrepreneurs in New Zealand, calls for transformation in how philanthropists and social entrepreneurs partner to support real innovation and sustainable social change.
Resource Type: Audio Seminar | Speaker: Cesar Cala
Part 2 of this 2 part seminar series examines the Calgary Foundation as a case study of an organization working to effect long-term community change.
Resource Type: Audio Seminar | Speaker: Prue Brown and Mikael Karlstrom
Part 1 of this 2 part seminar begins by defining an “embedded funder” and examines the successes, challenges and the impact of funders who make a long-term, place-based and hands-on approach to funding community change.
Resource Type: Tool | Author: Paul Born
A workbook to help find friends and raise funds to support community change efforts.
Resource Type: Publication | Author: Convio
This study outlines the donation habits of boomers, generation X, generation Y and the civic generation of Canadians.