Grantmakers for Effective Organizations
is a community of more than 400 grantmakers challenging the status quo in their field to help grantees achieve more. + more
Many Hands, More Impact: Philanthropy’s Role in Supporting Movements synthesizes thought leadership and research on the role of philanthropy in supporting movements and shares the experiences (both positive and challenging) of grantmakers engaged in movement building as a strategy to grow impact.
News & Events
- Upcoming Events2014 National Conference
March 10 - 12, 2014 in Los Angeles, Calif.
Priority registration is now open to GEO members. + more
- GEO in the News
GEO Vice President of Programs Heather Peeler wrote a recent blog post for the Council on Foundation's RE: Philanthropy blog highlighting ways grantmakers can support grantee sustainability with examples of organizations involved with the Social Innovation Fund. + more
In a co-authored piece for the Chronicle of Philanthropy, Jane Wei-Skillern and GEO Director of Programs Lori Bartczak take on the fact that many of the standard principles for managing strong nonprofit organizations can actually inhibit successful collaborations. Drawing from some of the lessons expounded upon in Cracking the Network Code, the piece shares examples and advice for organizations that want to have a greater impact through collaboration. + more
- Recent Newsletters
November GEONews: Collective action was the theme of the November edition of GEONews, with TWO new resources on the topic —Many Hands, More Impact and The Promise and Pitfalls of Local and National Funder Collaborations — plus an exciting announcement about the new Collective Impact Forum and a member spotlight of The SCAN Foundation. + more
Fall Impact: In this issue of IMPACT we feature a diverse set of local and national movement-building funders, working in different issue areas, and highlight the underlying grantmaking practices that support strong, resilient movements for social change. + more
Summer Scaling What Works Update: Read our new pub on networks, find out when and where you can connect with our team at an upcoming event, and mark your calendars for the Supporting Movements conference. + more