Category Archives: Podcast Series: Smart Philanthropy℠

Four Strategies for Communications Planning in Grantmaking Initiatives

  Kris discusses the importance of having open, transparent communication from all participants within a grant making program. This podcast provides examples of how to implement top-down, bottom-up, inside-out and all around communication. https://putnam-consulting.com/wp-content/uploads/Putnam-131107-Q2-4-Strategies-for-Communications-Planning-in-Grantmaking-Initiatives-Rev.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadShare

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Myths Surrounding Philanthropy

Kris dispels myths that often surround philanthropy. https://putnam-consulting.com/wp-content/uploads/Putnam-130816-Q2-Myths-Surrounding-Philanthropy-Rev.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadShare

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Simplicity and Success

In today’s podcast, Kris discusses three ways foundations can reduce labor intensity. https://putnam-consulting.com/wp-content/uploads/Putnam-140618-Q3-Simplicity-and-success.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadShare

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Stop The Board Docket Madness

In this podcast, Kris shares five practical ways foundation leaders can reduce their labor intensity, simplify their work, and generate more creativity among their staff. https://putnam-consulting.com/wp-content/uploads/Putnam-140618-Q2-Stop-the-board-docket-madness.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadShare

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Grantmakers Should Think Like Consultants

Kris explains the many benefits of senior leaders thinking like consultants, including increasing the value and efficiency of your staff’s time. https://putnam-consulting.com/wp-content/uploads/Putnam-140618-Q1-Grantmakers-should-think-like-consultants.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadShare

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How Can Grantmakers Increase Their Impact?

Kris shares tips on how to increase the impact of grants by using smarter grantmaking techniques. https://putnam-consulting.com/wp-content/uploads/Putnam-130816-Q1-How-can-grant-makers-increase-their-impact.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadShare

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Who Is Your Customer?

Kris shares insightful questions that you can ask yourself or your organization when trying to improve your grant making process. https://putnam-consulting.com/wp-content/uploads/Putnam-131111-Q1-Who-is-Your-Customer.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadShare

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How Hard Can It Be to Be Charitable?

Kris discusses 5 considerations that a donor should make to assure that the funding is put to the best use possible. https://putnam-consulting.com/wp-content/uploads/Putnam-131018-Q2-How-Hard-Can-it-Be-to-Be-Charitable-Rev.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadShare

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Six Ways to Identify Funding Partners

Kris shares best practices to increase the impact of your grantmaking by identifying the right funders for your initiative. https://putnam-consulting.com/wp-content/uploads/Putnam-131107-Q3-6-Ways-to-Identify-Funding-Partners.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadShare

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What Are the Roles of the Key Stakeholders

Kris explains who the key stakeholders are in any funding initiative and how to involve them throughout program development and implementation. https://putnam-consulting.com/wp-content/uploads/Putnam-130816-Q5-What-are-the-Roles-of-the-Key-Stake-Holders.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadShare

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