Grantmaking Fundamentals with Jason Franklin

Mon, 15 May 2023 09:00am - 05:00pm AEST East Melbourne, VIC $1000 - $1300

Are you new to grantmaking or looking to expand your knowledge and practices? Join us for a new training program building on the best practices from across the United States, Australia, and other global philanthropy leaders to benefit you – the new and emerging leaders in our sector. We’ll span topics and content – ranging from big, philosophical questions to granular, technical approaches – and draw on best practices and insights from across the globe and from our peers in the room.

Who should participate?

This training is designed for those new or in their first few years of grantmaking. Donors looking to launch a new foundation or scaling up or adding structure to their existing practices may also find this training valuable.

Agenda Overview

What is your role in philanthropy?

  • Sorting through sector reality & myths
  • Situating your work amidst diverse giving approaches & grantmaker types
  • Defining your work in relationship to other sectors & field infrastructure

What is good grantmaking?

  • Exploring the goals, struggles & debates that define our sector
  • Understanding impact through a funder lens
  • Framing your approaching within a broader theory of effective giving
  • How should you show up a a funder?

How should you show up as a funder?

  • Navigating the ethical complexities of giving
  • Balancing power dynamics as a funder
  • Applying the principles of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, & Justice
  • Managing implicit bias in your daily work

How can you be more effective?

  • Developing and sustaining thoughtful relationships & communications as a funder
  • Leveraging your support beyond the grant
  • Building the field of philanthropy

*Please contact Michael Pratt at [email protected] if you have additional questions.

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