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There are excellent reports available that deal with issues related to creative collaborations, entrepreneurial philanthropy and media trends – here are a few. Did we miss any? Give us your suggestions in the box at the right.

Beyond the Rhetoric
Center for Effective Philanthropy, 2007
A study on how foundation CEO’s and program officers view strategy.
Click here to download the PDF

Big Dreams; Small Screens: Online Video for Public Knowledge and Action
Center for Social Media, American University. March 2007
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Docs on a Mission
How Non Profits Are Making Moview for Public Engagement
Center for Social Media, American University. March 2007

Foundation Communications: The Grantee Perspective
Center for Effective Philanthropy, 2006
A discussion of the key components of effective foundation communications with grantees.
Click here to download the PDF

Imagine, Involve, Implement – MEMBERS ONLY
Grantmakers for Effective Organizations, 2008
A report on phase 2 of GEO’s Change Agent project describing how a diverse assortment of grantmakers are changing core practices and approaches.

Is Grantmaking Getting Smarter?
Grantmakers for Effective Organizations, 2008
A comprehensive study of the attitudes and practices of staffed grantmaking foundations in the United States.

Leveraging Opinion Leaders: Increasing the Social Impact of Social Documentaries
A study exploring how documentary filmmakers can leverage opinion leaders to promote their films, communicate their message, and ultimately have a larger social impact.
Nina Keim, MA Candidate, Center for Social Media – American University. 2009.
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Listening to Grantees – Reprint
Center for Effective Philanthropy, 2005
What Non Profits Value in their Foundation Funders
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Making Your Media Matter 2009 Rapporteur’s Report
The Center for Social Media’s 2009 MAKING YOUR MEDIA MATTER CONFERENCE brought together nearly 200 established and aspiring filmmakers, non-profit communications leaders, funders and students to learn and share cutting edge practices in social media making.

Smarter Grantmaking in Challenging Economic Times
Insights for Foundation Leaders
Grantmakers for Effective Organizations, 2009
As grantmakers look ahead to make tough decisions for 2010 and beyond, this publication offers recommendations and examples that we hope provide some useful insights for foundation leaders.

Why Fund Media
Grantmakers in Film and Electronic Media, 2002
A collection of case studies, resources, and Web links

Share Your Perspective
Tell us about your own thoughts and experiences in dealing with the issues raised in the Prenups.

The Prenups are a work-in-progress and need your input! Did we miss an important question? Did you have a great collaboration you want to tell us about? Or do you believe that all independent films need heat-proof editorial firewalls to protect the filmmaker?

Let us know—we may ask your permission to publish your perspectives, either attributed or anonymously. (You decide.)