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Essentials
Greatest Hits

Our highly-rated publication for members provides a wealth of information and inspiration in one easy read. In this issue: Essentials for Creating Grant Guidelines A Call for Catalytic Leadership in Philanthropy Is This Self-Dealing? Three Quick Questions to Ask 7 Types of Successful Philanthropists How Racial Equity Supports Better Grantmaking Practices Grantmaking for Equity: Essential,... Read More

Recapping Our 2023 Annual Conference in Baltimore

“When philanthropy partners, communities prosper.” This theme resounded throughout our 2023 Annual Conference, where members from all 50 states and every type of community gathered with 500+ peers in Baltimore’s Inner Harbor to learn and make meaningful connections. Here are some highlights from the event: Creating Lasting Impact In our opening plenary, Wizipan Little Elk Garriott,... Read More

2023 Outsized Impact Award Finalists

The Outsized Impact Award honors an individual at an Exponent Philanthropy member organization whose style of philanthropy is achieving outsized (or greater than expected) impact. Read about the inspiring work of our 2023 finalists » Sheena Solomon The Gifford Foundation (Syracuse, NY) As Executive Director of The Gifford Foundation, Sheena Solomon envisions solutions to systemic problems, helping the... Read More

Catalytic Leadership in Philanthropy: How to Get Started

Catalytic Leadership in Philanthropy (CLIP) is a mindset and practice that empowers lean, place-based foundations to unleash their full potential to spark transformative change on issues prioritized by local communities. By embracing their unique abilities to act quickly, focus persistently, and nurture deep relationships, individuals who embrace CLIP go beyond typical grantmaking and become dynamic... Read More