Grantmaking Assistance

goodworks helps your foundation establish strong giving programs through strategic guidance and effective administrative and grant management services, ensuring your charitable grant investments yield greater social impact. We assist foundations in all stages of their development, from start-up grantmaking programs for new foundations to strengthening long-established grant programs.

Let goodworks help you:

  • Develop grant guidelines and procedures
  • Structure multi-year and capital grants with benchmarks
  • Identify nonprofit organizations that fit your foundation’s giving priorities
  • Solicit, review, and assess grant proposals, vet grantees and make funding recommendations
  • Coordinate and manage communication with grantees and conduct site visits
  • Develop guidelines for progress and final reports, oversee grantee progress and fulfillment and review results of grantmaking program
  • Manage relationships between grantmakers, nonprofits and the public
  • Plan and conduct educational meetings for grantees, or grantmaker affinity groups