Philanthropy Must Reads: April

This month’s compilation of notable articles and publications about the philanthropic sector focuses on place-based grantmaking, common innovation traps, and how to support communication strategies that influence decision-makers.

Margi Clarke

What funders should know about opposition attacks

Crisis preparedness and thoughtful crisis responses can strengthen organizational capacity across the board. The Weathering the Storms project helps groups make progress in just a few weeks or months, and helps funders meet goals around due diligence and gain assurance about grantees’ resilience in the face of attacks. Learn more…

Andrew Phifer

Member Spotlight: Mental Health America and #B4Stage4

May is Mental Health Month and we are spotlighting our member organization Mental Health America. Read about their B4Stage4 awareness and action campaign that focuses on how people can address their mental health early and promote overall wellness.

Margi Clarke

How Organizations Can Weather a Storm

Not all organizations will face opposition attacks, but it’s smart to be prepared! RoadMap’s new report “Weathering the Storms” outlines recent trends and shares experiences of groups taking simple steps to strengthen and ready their organization.

Andrew Phifer

Top 5 blogs: April

What is trending on Bolder Advocacy? Check out the posts attracting the most clicks last month!

Abby Levine

Foundations are a critical voice in the public debate

Philanthropy has an important place at the policy table and as the rapid developments in Indiana demonstrated, it’s important to build an advocacy infrastructure in advance of and know what you can do during a sudden policy debate. Learn what you can do…

Andrew Phifer

Empowering Nonprofit Boards to Embrace Advocacy

Every month is advocacy month here at Bolder Advocacy, but April is especially important because it is Advocacy Month at BoardSource, an organization dedicated to building exceptional nonprofit boards. We are celebrating with a series—Learn more!


Philanthropy Must Reads: March

This month’s compilation of notable articles and publications about the philanthropic sector focuses on general support grants, assessing grantee contribution, and what philanthropy can learn from the response to Indiana’s recent religious-protection law.