Grantmaking basics include more than just developing or following a grantmaking cycle. Lean funders have more tools in their toolbox for making an impact with their giving. In this module of the Foundations 101 virtual seminar, gain insight on focusing your funding, designing a grantmaking program driven by learning, and streamlining your work. By the end of this module participants will be able to:
- Identify the key steps in creating impact in your giving
- Learn about resources to help you streamline your grantmaking work
Speaker: Henry Berman, CEO, Exponent Philanthropy
Henry leads Exponent Philanthropy using his wealth of experience managing people, projects, and budgets in the nonprofit and for-profit sectors. In his formal philanthropic career, Henry has served as a foundation president and co-trustee, gaining significant experience working closely with grantees and evaluating funded programs. In his continuing role as a foundation trustee, Henry has been a dues-paying member of Exponent Philanthropy since 2003. He served on the Exponent Philanthropy (then, ASF) board from 2008–2010 and was appointed CEO in 2011. Through his experience as a member and a leader within the organization, he brings to the CEO role a firsthand understanding of the needs of philanthropists with few or no staff.