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Listed below are some of our favorite resources to help you learn more about how to make your giving matter more. This list is not exhaustive but it does aim to highlight some of our curated resources that can support and inspire you along your giving journey.

Philanthropy Sector Blogs

Allison Fine Harvard Business Review PhilanthroMedia
Beth’s Blog Huffington Post Philanthropy 2173
Center for Effective Philanthropy Inside Philanthropy PhilanTopic
Daily Beast – Giving Beast Intrepid Philanthropist SSIR Opinion Blog
Full Contact Philanthropy Monitor Institute Tactical Philanthropy
Give and Take Paul BrestĀ - Huffington Post The Case Foundation Blog

Organizations with Additional Resources

21/64 – Intergenerational Giving Charting Impact Learning by Giving Foundation
Exponent Philanthropy Council on Foundations Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors
Bolder Giving Crowdrise Stanford PACS
Bridgespan Glasspockets The Foundation Center
Center for Effective Philanthropy Global Philanthropy Forum The Giving Pledge
Center for High Impact Philanthropy Grantmakers for Effective Organizations


Atlantic Philanthropies Report Council on Foundations Reports FSG Reports
Blueprint 2014 Disrupting Philanthropy Report Giving USA Reports
Bridgespan Report Foundation Center Reports Monitor Institute Reports
Business of Change

Non Profit Rating Systems

Charity Navigator Guidestar GreatNonprofits
GiveWell Philanthropedia

Affinity Groups

Africa Grantmakers Affinity Group EDGE Funders Alliance International Human Rights FundersĀ 
Asian/Pacific Islanders in Philanthropy Grantmakers in Health Peace and Security Funders Group
Environmental Grantmakers Association Funders for Indigenous Peoples Women’s Funding Network

Funding Intermediaries

Acumen Fund Echoing Green Global Greengrants Fund
American India Foundation GlobalGiving Virtual Foundation
Ashoka Give2Asia UniversalGiving
Brazil Foundation Global Fund for Children
Charities Aid Foundation Global Fund for Women


The Art of Giving Giving The Networked Nonprofit
Blessed Unrest Good to Great Philanthrocapitalism
The Blue Sweater Grass Roots Philanthropy The Purpose Driven Life
The Cathedral Within Half the Sky Stanford Conversations in Philanthropy
Forces for Good Inspired Philanthropy Strategic Giving
The Foundation The Light of Conscience Switch
The Foundation Casebook Made to Stick Taking Philanthropy Seriously
Give a Little Money Well Spent