Perspectives from Weingart Foundation
Unrestricted Core Support: Strengthening the Capacity of Our Nonprofit Sector
Fred Ali, President & CEO, and Belen Vargas, Vice President, Grant Operations, jointly authored a blog post which appears on the Foundation Center's Grantcraft website. The blog focuses on Weingart Foundation's transition to core support grantmaking and highlights the importance of providing unrestricted funding to build and strengthen the infrastructure nonprofits need to deliver effective programs.
Click here to read Fred and Belen’s blog post.
A Call to Action for Funders
The following is a post that Fred Ali, President & CEO, sent to a listserve for funders that are members of Grantmakers for Effective Organizations (GEO) on September 30, 2013. The post addresses the importance of funding the full cost of nonprofits’ work, and philanthropy’s role in confronting the “overhead myth.” Weingart Foundation will be working to bring local nonprofits and funders together to engage in this important conversation. Click here to read more.