Funder Tool

Philanthropy Self-Assessment for Working with Tribal Communities

This tool developed by Native Americans in Philanthropy was designed to help funders determine where you are in your work with tribal communities, Native organizations, and Indigenous peoples, and to identify areas that can be strengthened as you move towards […]

Investing in Native Communities

Investing in Native Communities, a joint Project of Native Americans in Philanthropy and Candid, provides resources for funders on Narrative Change, Investments in Action, and and other resources including collection of reports, case studies, news stories, and media.

We the People: A Philanthropic Guide to Strengthening Democracy (2019)

Multiple surveys over the past decade have revealed a trend of declining confidence in democracy among Americans. While many factors contribute to this growing sense that democracy is weakening, there are practical and thoughtful efforts underway to reverse these sentiments. […]

Investing in Change: A Funders Guide to Supporting Advocacy (2024)

Foundation leaders often recognize the potential impact of advocacy efforts but are unsure which levels of involvement are legal and appropriate.  This Alliance for Justice guide provides an in-depth discussion of the various roles foundations can play in the advocacy […]

Care is Fundamental: How Funders Can Accelerate Vital Progress on Caregiving (2024)

Caregiving – an essential public health issue that will touch all our lives sooner or later – is highly relevant to funders working on aging, as well as economic security, social justice, public policy, healthcare, workforce, immigration, children and families, […]

The Philanthropic Self-Reflection Tool for Equitable Parent Partnership (2022)

Creating more equitable partnerships and outcomes in communities requires relationship building, honest communication and commitment to authentic partnership. Philanthropy is embracing this need, but some are still struggling with what authentic engagement looks like with those we seek to support. […]

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