In all their diversity, funders in the philanthropic sector use a wide variety of ways to support social and environmental projects. We aim to connect researchers and practitioners to co-create knowledge about different grantmaking practices.
The first project of the Center for Grantmaking Research examines the consequences of unrestricted funding. The Dutch Charity Lotteries have been funding nonprofit organizations with long-term unrestricted grants since 1990. In the first project, we map the advantages and risks of this approach in a multi-method study.
We are very much open to proposals for new research projects. In our view, the Center for Grantmaking Research is a place where knowledge is shared about varying ideas, approaches and practices. Future projects could involve, but are not limited to:
Please contact us if you want to propose a project!
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