Project Streamline Partners
The Grants Managers Network (GMN) is committed to improving philanthropy by leading the field of grants management to achieve efficient and effective grantmaking. As the nation’s only nonprofit membership organization devoted to serving grants management professionals, GMN connects its more than 1,600 members to best practices and the collective knowledge of the field, innovative learning experiences, and peer-to-peer collaborations.
The Association of Small Foundations (ASF) is a membership organization for donors, trustees, employees and consultants of foundations that have few or no staff. ASF enhances the power of philanthropy by providing donors, trustees, and professionals with peer learning opportunities, resources, and a collective voice in and beyond the philanthropic community.
The Association of Fundraising Professionals represents more than 30,000 members in 200 chapters throughout the world, working to advance philanthropy through advocacy, research, education and certification programs. The association fosters development and growth of fundraising professionals and promotes high ethical standards in the fundraising profession.
Donors Forum is the hub of Illinois' philanthropic and nonprofit community, and the only statewide association for funders and nonprofits of all kinds, as well as their advisors. Together, we connect and collaborate, discover and share best practices, and protect and promote our missions. We leverage our collective power to improve lives and strengthen communities. As part of its work, Donors Forum sponsors a Community of Practice, made up of funders and nonprofits, around streamlining the grants process.
The Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers is a national philanthropic leader and a network of 32 regional associations of grantmakers. It supports philanthropy by strengthening the ability of all regional associations to fulfill their missions; these associations promote the growth and effectiveness of philanthropy in order to improve life in their communities.
Established in 1956, and today supported by close to 600 foundations, the Foundation Center is the nation's leading authority on philanthropy, connecting nonprofits and the grantmakers supporting them to tools they can use and information they can trust. The Center maintains the most comprehensive database on U.S. grantmakers and their grants — a robust, accessible knowledge bank for the sector. It also operates research, education, and training programs designed to advance philanthropy at every level.
The Grant Professionals Association (GPA) builds and supports an international community of grant professionals committed to serving the greater public good by practicing the highest ethical and professional standards. To achieve this mission, GPA:
- Serves as a leading authority and resource for the practice of grantsmanship in all sectors of the field.
- Advances the field by promoting professional growth and development.
- Enhances the public image and recognition of the profession within the greater philanthropic, public, and private funding communities.
- Promotes positive relationships between grant professionals and their stakeholders.
Guidestar's mission is to revolutionize philanthropy and nonprofit practice by providing information that advances transparency, enables users to make better decisions, and encourages charitable giving.
Project Streamline would like to thank and recognize the following organizations who help spread the word on available resources and effective practices.