How to Set Aside Contingency Funding
Funders should set aside contingency funding as part of their organizational and grant budgeting processes. This document provides guidance on how funders can determine what amount of contingency resources would be appropriate.
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Risk Management: A Primer
The guide offers philanthropy practitioners a handy guide to diverse perspectives on “risk management” and highlights a range of practical tools available to funders and nonprofits.
Risk in Philanthropy: A Framework for Evaluation
This brief framework is designed to provide grantmakers and NGOs with tools to conceptualize and describe risk and its implications within the scope of their philanthropic work.
Foundations Don’t Know What They’re Risking
Critical gaps exist in philanthropy’s definitions of and approach to risk management. This article describes the scope of the problem and a framework for philanthropists to adopt risk-management practices that better equip the sector to address the challenges of our time.