Huang, J., Buchanan, P., & Buteau, E. (2006). In Search of Impact: Practices and Perceptions in Foundations’ Provision of Program and Operating Grants to Nonprofits. Cambridge, MA: Center for Effective Philanthropy. From the report: “Foundation and nonprofit executives have long discussed debated how grantmakers can best support nonprofits. Some prominent leaders have argued in recent […]
Grantmakers for Effective Organizations. (2007). General Operating Support: Action Guide. Washington, D.C.: GEO Grantmakers for Effective Organizations. From the website of GEO Funders: “What is general operating support? How are grantmakers providing it? GEO’s answer to these questions (and more) were inspired by a spirited conversation that took place in early 2007 on the GEO […]
Buteau, E., Marotta, S., Martin, H., Orensten, N., & Gehling, K. (2020). New Attitudes, Old Practices: The Provision of Multiyear General Operating Support. Cambridge, MA: Center for Effective Philanthropy. https://cep.org/portfolio/new-attitudes-old-practices/ From the website of the Center for Effective Philanthropy: “Multiyear general operating support (GOS) provides nonprofits with the flexibility to use funds to fulfill their […]
Brest, P. (2003). Smart Money. Stanford Social Innovation Review, 1(3), 44–53. In ‘Smart Money’, Paul Brest argues that general operating grants can be strategic for foundations and nonprofits. The article was published in the Stanford Social Innovation Review in Winter 2003. Read the article here (external link).