Effective Grantmaking Practices that Support Nonprofit Sustainability

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota Foundation

This research includes these four recommendations to support nonprofit sustainability:

  • Continue to build on current efforts to establish strong relationships with grantees, listen, and respond.
  • Seek short- and long-term feedback about usefulness and impact of capacity building resources provided to grantees.
  • Consider using additional funding strategies, such as loan programs.
  • Gather additional input about ways staff and organizational self-care can be fostered.

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