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Hot topics for grantmakers: Increase your impact

Want to improve your grantmaking? Then don't miss the June 2017 of Grants Management Intelligence

Members: download it now. | Friends: Click here to read more about GMI.

The Grants in Australia 2017 survey of nearly 1300 grantseekers across the nation is just weeks from release, but in a sneak preview for AIGM members, we have distilled the top ten actions grantmakers should take now.

If you'd like to be among the first to receive this wholly-revised research study, tell us now. Otherwise, keep an eye for the release in coming weeks.

The recommendations we've included aren't easy fixes, but all point to significant grantmaking resources on the AIGM site. Appropriately, other topics in this edition further explore issues raised in that "to do" list. Each extend the "hot spot" discussions at our Grantmaking in Australia conference in March. And, of course, draw on the expertise of leading grantmakers.

Topics in this edition also cover:

We hope you enjoy this edition, and find some solutions to make your work easier, more productive and with greater impact.

Feel free to alert us to pressing issues that you feel we should cover in a future edition, and we urge you to scan past editions here for more knowledge.

Grantmaking in Australia conference 2018

The 2018 Grantmaking in Australia Conference will connect you with the people who have stared down the challenges and give you the confidence you need to take one small step for your organisation, towards one giant leap for humankind.

Prepare for impact: Suit up, strap and count down for better grantmaking. Save the date for our conference now.

How are you measuring your social impact?

There are some big players in the world of social impact reporting, with think tanks and technology companies vying to solve one of the toughest problems we face: how can organisations measure their social worth?

Are you measuring what matters?

This is a new data-driven era, and if you claim that your grants programs have had an impact, you have to back those claims with data. Anecdotes aren't good enough.

Meet the trainer: Gina Cirillo

How our SmartyGrants trainer can "save your (grantmaking) life".