Grants managers are perfectly positioned to help their foundations use data more effectively for decision making. I’ve found that taking initiative on this front has allowed me to contribute more meaningfully to the big-picture work we are doing and provide a valuable service to colleagues, board, and grantees along the way.
We believe funders aren’t doing all they can unless they value effective practice as integral to strategy and take concrete steps to make grantmaking practice — and grants management — everyone’s business.
As foundations adapt and expand grants management – while preserving critical aspects of its traditional function – a number of foundations have created successful structures to scaffold a shift in the role.
PEAK Insight Journal is a professional journal published by PEAK Grantmaking. The journal shares knowledge gained in grants management; explores the trends and practices of modern grantmaking; and drives forward thinking and progress that will shape new approaches to delivering mission-critical funding and support services.