Capacity Building

Wednesday, March 11, 2015
Social Venture Partners Connecticut Awards $150,000 In Capacity Building Funding

WESTPORT, CT -- Social Venture Partners Connecticut (SVP-CT), a philanthropic organization that provides multi-year support to nonprofits in the form of cash grants, loans and hands-on assistance by its members, announced the release of its 2014 grant awards totaling $150,000 in financial support to three Connecticut organizations; Connecticut Pre-Engineering Program (CPEP), Harbor Watch, and International Institute of Connecticut (iiCONN). SVP-CT is a field of interest fund administered by Fairfield County’s Community Foundation.

Wednesday, March 4, 2015
New GrantCraft Guide Helps Funders Navigate Capacity Building

NEW YORK, NY — A new guide released today by GrantCraft, a service of Foundation Center, adds unique perspective on the ways foundations can boost organizational effectiveness of nonprofits. Supporting Grantee Capacity: Strengthening Effectiveness Together helps grantmakers make informed decisions about enhancing the sustainability of nonprofits by making investments aimed at improving specific organizational capacities.