Category Archives: Best Practice

Smarter Grantmaking Playbook – Collaborate for Greater Impact

Collaborate for Greater Impact

In 2015, Grantmakers for Effective Organizations (GEO) developed the Smarter GrantMaking Playbook. A particularly relevant section of the Playbook is the “Collaborate for Greater Impact” section. This section looks at how Grantmakers can effectively support collaborative efforts…

Incurable Curiosity: Pay Attention Today to Plan for a Future You Can’t Control

Curiosity & Six Questions for Dealing with Uncertainty

This 60 minute webinar / workshop from HSD Institute discusses the power of questions and curiosity during times of change and uncertainty. In this presentation, Dr Glenda Eoyang shares six questions facilitators can use to help a group navigate and take appropriate action during times of change and uncertainty…  

Tool: Network Consultation Report Template

It is extremely easy for members and leaders of networks and partnership to “recall” the content of a consultation or conference in widely diverging ways. visionSynergy recommends that network and partnership leadership create a Summary Report that can serve as a common data set, or shared referent, for all members. Below is a consultation summary report template that you can use to share key event decisions, details, and information with your members and stakeholders…