Help sheets covering acquittals, feedback, partnerships, program design and grantmaking by public vote are among the latest batch of resources to arrive on the AIGM website in recent days.
The new helpsheets include:
There are now some 200 guides, templates, tools, help sheets and other resources featured on the AIGM website, covering all stages of the grantmaking cycle.
Four local councils around Australia have been working with SmartyGrants to open up their data. Learn more about the open data pilot project.
Thinker in Residence Chris Borthwick considers the possibilities for artificial intelligence in grantmaking, and suggests that big data has changed the game.
One of the best things funders can do to help grant recipients, and themselves, is to buy better software to help them better monitor outcomes.
Prove it. That's the challenge that runs through every grant program. It's a tough business, but community foundations - 36 locally based philanthropic groups distributing $21 million in grants each year in Australia - have shown us all a way forward.