Archive for January, 2019

The Center for Effective Philanthropy features CEO Joanne Kelley on Exploring Openness

  • January 24, 2019
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Bringing together funders and the nonprofits they support can go a long way toward encouraging ongoing dialogue, increasing understanding and building bridges for the benefit of communities. Thanks to the support of the Fund for Shared Insight and the United Philanthropy Forum, CAF asked a diverse group of foundation and nonprofit leaders throughout Colorado to be part of a cohort to help us think through what we might be able to accomplish. The Center for Effective Philanthropy recently posted CAF’s takeaways from the cohort process in a blog post, which outlines three general themes around funder-nonprofit openness: (1) It’s all about relationships, (2) nonprofits want funders to be open and institute practices that mitigate the funder-grantee dynamic, and (3) organizations that build an internal culture of learning are more likely to be ready to share what they learn with others.

Read more about this blog post and The Center for Effective Philanthropy here.

“Strong partnerships built on trust allow foundations and nonprofits to listen to each other and accomplish their missions and objectives in a more purposeful way.”

Delta Dental of CO Foundation pilots new medical integration project

  • January 18, 2019
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Delta Dental of Colorado Foundation is at the forefront of a partnership between medical practices and dental hygienists. Its latest project aims to place dental hygienists in 26 medical practices across the state. People will most likely visit a medical practice and skip a trip to the dentist if given an option between the two. Delta Dental of Colorado Foundation crafted an innovative approach to this problem: placing dental hygienists in 26 medical practices across the state. The majority of the patients are below the age of 18, and the program is now centering its efforts on early prevention of future decay and other oral health problems.

 

Read more about Delta Dental of Colorado Foundation’s project here.