Webinar with Jay Connor
Tamarack Thought Leader Jay Connor shares highlights from his latest Kickstarter experience and explores some of the conditions and decisions that are necessary to run a successful crowd-funding campaign.
Resource Type: Article | Author: Vivian Hutchinson
This article, the latest chapter in How Communities Heal a book profiling the stories of social entrepreneurs in New Zealand, calls for transformation in how philanthropists and social entrepreneurs partner to support real innovation and sustainable social change.
Resource Type: Audio Seminar || Speakers: Prue Brown & Mikael Karlstrom
Part 1 of this 2-part podcast begins by defining an “embedded funder” and examines the successes, challenges and the impact of funders who make a long-term, place-based and hands-on approach to funding community change.
Resource Type: Audio Seminar || Speaker: Cesar Cala
Part 2 of this 2-part podcast series examines the Calgary Foundation as a case study of an organization working to effect long-term community change.
A how-to summary for finding friends and raising funds.
Check out Tamarack's power point presentation on the various elements of raising funds and friends.
Finding Friends and Raising Funds to Realize Bold Community Visions
A workbook to help find friends and raise funds to support community change efforts.
Understanding generational differences in Canadian donors
This study outlines the donation habits of boomers, generation X, generation Y and the civic generation of Canadians.
Part of the Aspen Institute’s Nonprofit Sector Research Fund Working Paper Series
This document outlines the unique position of community foundations as both grantmakers and fundraisers within the public charity sector. The concept of 'effectiveness' is explored and recommendations are made for how it can be increased.
Examining the dynamics of the funding and grant-making economy and how it shapes the voluntary and community sector.
This book examines the dynamic between grant providers and grant beneficiaries and the intended impacts related to established funding styles.
A McConnell Foundation resource examining the role of funders in supporting innovation and social change
This report contributes to the growing pool of knowledge and reflective practice of funders by providing insight into the opportunities and challenges related to funding for durable social change.