Opening Up: Demystifying Funder Transparency

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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. We organized the content into five topical chapters so that you can focus on exploring one approach to transparency at a time.

Listen to our Transparency Chat podcasts, which elaborate on themes explored in the guide using the spoken wisdom of funders from around the globe; read, print, and share our infographic about taking steps towards greater transparency; and review our GrantCraft community survey results. Additionally, if you would like to share your experiences with transparency through a guest blog post, let us know.

Related Blog Posts
Clearer - By Heath Wickline, The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
Funder Transparency: How Much and When? - By Rob Meiksins, The Nonprofit Quarterly
Twelve Steps to Transparency - By Lucy Bernholz

Discuss the themes in these resources using #transparency.

This guide and related content were supported by a grant from the Carnegie Corporation of New York and were produced in collaboration with Glasspockets.