Published by Association of Charitable Foundations. November 2017, UK. 19 pages.
Introduction to grant-making is a series of four publications from the Association of Charitable Foundations (ACF) designed to introduce you to the grant-making cycle. This publication, Firm Foundations: Setting your grant-making strategy, covers one stage in the grant-making cycle. Here we look at how to create a grant-making strategy that is right for the particular circumstances of your foundation.
A strategy setting process is likely to include reflection, research, good humoured discussion and debate. The process need not be difficult or expensive. However, it will require time and focus. This report suggests points of focus to maintain a sustainable implementation strategy throughout.