Opening Up: Demystifying Funder Transparency explores how transparency can strengthen credibility, improve grantee relationships, facilitate greater collaboration, increase public trust, reduce duplication of effort, and build communities of shared learning. New GrantCraft guide, co-produced with Glasspockets and written by Susan Parker, downloadable here.

A funder can come up with an idea and get two organisations at a table and force a relationship, or strongly encourage a coordination of activities but my hunch is that’s going to be less effective and less fun for all involved than if two people who are doing the work have a cup of … More