Resources for Grantmakers

Grantmakers, including private foundations, corporate foundations and grantmaking public charities, partner with nonprofits to strategically deliver programming and services in all areas of the social sector.  

Council on Foundations

This organization strives to increase the effectiveness, stewardship and accountability of the philanthropic sector while providing its members with the services and support they need to advance the common good.


Grantmakers for Effective Organizations

Grantmakers for Effective Organizations is a coalition of grantmakers committed to building strong and effective nonprofit organizations.



A Foundation Center initiative that champions philanthropic transparency in an online world and illustrates how institutional philanthropy is relevant today.


A service of The Foundation Center harnessing the practical wisdom of funders to provide free resources that improve the practice of philanthropy. 

Exponent Philanthropy

A membership organization for donors, trustees, employees and consultants of foundations that have few or no staff and operate using volunteers.

Chronicle of Philanthropy

The Chronicle of Philanthropy is an independent news organization that has been serving leaders, fundraisers, grant makers, and others involved in the philanthropic enterprise for more than 25 years. 

Nonprofit Programs & Events

Grant-Ready Program Development and Operation Series

Wednesday, October 24 9:15 AM
Main Library

Charlotte Mecklenburg Library & Foundation Center, South present:Part 1- Social Sector Program Development and Ecosystem Building for Greater ImpactConveying a strong program design and process are keys to delivering maximum donor impact in your grant proposal.

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Grant-Ready Program Development and Operation Series

Thursday, October 25 1:00 PM
Main Library

Charlotte Mecklenburg Library & Foundation Center, South present:Part 2 - Part 2- Ecosystem Identification and Connecting for Greater ImpactRegardless of their organizational or personal missions, the need for social sector professionals and organizations to continually nurture the developmen

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