Largest gathering of Texas philanthropy on any State Issue Held at the 3rd Texas Education Grantmakers Advocacy Convening.
A key component of the Episcopal Health Foundation’s vision is the idea that to truly transform community health, the need to address the root causes of health problems is necessary, not just repeatedly treating the symptoms.
Becky Pastner talks about the St. David's Foundation’s history in capacity building and its new Capacity Academy, an opportunity for St. David’s grant partners to develop and implement targeted capacity-building efforts over a period of several years.
Foundations regularly provide capacity building support to nonprofit organizations, but it’s less typical for foundations to support the growth and capabilities of fellow funders. The Kirkpatrick Foundation’s relatively modest grant support of $12,500 gave the smaller Southwestern Urban Foundation the ability to redefine its direction and mission, develop a strategic plan, and communicate about their grantmaking.