In Transparency Talk
New from the Glasspockets blog
The Next Generation of Nonprofit Data Standards
Practice standards and data standards are encouraging foundations to organize and share philanthropy data in an excellent, organized and useful manner. Jacob Harold, president and CEO of GuideStar, and Brad Smith, president of Foundation Center, share how nonprofit data standards are evolving.
Walking the Talk on Foundation Openness: Behind the Scenes in the Making of an RFP
The Fund for Shared Insight offers a candid commentary on the successes and failures of increasing openness in foundations. The funder collobarative recently sought the advice of its philanthropy infrastructure colleagues and reveals the lessons learned.
Foundations & Social Media Trends
Online Transparency, Demystified
The John R. Oishei Foundation's Sally Crowley is our social media/tech guru. Sally's posts - full of tips, tricks and no-nonsense advice - are fun to read and eye-opening for beginners as well as seasoned pros.
Discover how foundations are using social media. View the Infographic.
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Who Has Glass Pockets?
We can help your foundation have glass pockets.
Foundation Transparency 2.0
We collect data on how foundations are communicating online.
Foundations are making grant information available to the public in an open format.
Eye on the Giving Pledge
We bring greater transparency to the Giving Pledge.
How Are Foundations Being Transparent in a Digital World?
Through their work, foundations produce deep knowledge about successful strategies and lessons learned. We can share your knowledge on IssueLab.
Fewer than 10% of U.S. foundations have a website. Having a website is easy and is the first step to online transparency. We can help with Foundation Websites.
Sharing Grants Data
Sharing your grants data with us electronically helps the public understand your work. We make it easy with the Reporting Commitment and e-grant reporting.