More than Money: Making a Difference with Assistance Beyond the Grant
Most of foundations’ efforts ‘beyond the money’ make little difference to grantees. This piece reveals that only when foundation staff provides assistance beyond the grant in one of two ways do grantees report a substantially more positive experience with their funders. The report describes what is entailed in providing assistance in ways that really matter to grantees. Three exemplar foundations are profiled: Hartford Foundation for Public Giving, Winter Park Health Foundation, and the Wallace Foundation.