Understanding Grantmakers

Fundraising, Training

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You’ll have your eyes opened as to how and why Foundations are created.

We’ll look at the motives for setting up Foundations and how these can influence the decision making for generations. We’ll see how Foundations evolve over time with different power balances, decision makers and processes for finding partners. Above all, you will learn how you can never make assumptions, or stop researching – as there is always change around the corner.

The live session will be run as an interactive play with the participants writing the script and playing the main characters. You won’t forget this experience; it ill open your eyes.

Presenters: Bill Bruty and Neela Jane Stansfield

What you will learn

  • Understanding how and why Foundations are created.
  • Understanding the evolution of a Foundation.

  • Ability to identify the decision makers and their processes (including how these change over time).

Live Online Workshop Times and Dates:

11.00-12.30 6th September 2022

What you require

A curious mind