Grantmakers for Effective Organizations
For General Operating Support
Type of SupportGeneral Support/Organization
Grantmakers for Effective Organizations is used by grantmakers as a resource and central hub for cross-sector discussion on ways to improve the practice of philanthropy. GEO sponsors educational programming and facilitates peer-to-peer learning forums for funders interested in improving their performance and supporting their grantees' success. Additionally, GEO publishes on a wide variety of organizational development and capacity-building topics that help inform the Foundation's Organizational Effectiveness grantmaking strategies.
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Grants to this Grantee
for general operating support
Grantmakers for Effective Organizations is a leading philanthropic infrastructure organization with a community of more than 600 grantmaker-members committed to improving the practice of philanthropy in order to sustain strong, effective nonprofits. The Hewlett Foundation is a member. The group sponsors education programs for funders, including a biennial national conference; facilitates peer-to-peer communication and learning forums; maintains a pipeline of innovative ideas to consider for improving grantmaking practice; and publishes original research and user-friendly teaching guides on a wide variety of organizational-development and capacity-building topics. This grant is for general operating support and supplements an existing grant as part of the Knowledge for Better Philanthropy strategy.