|Over the last decade, growing numbers of nonprofit organizations and grantmakers have recognized the need for capacity-building in nonprofit organizations. In 2006, U.S. funding for capacity-building topped $1 billion — a 126% increase over 2000. Leadership capacity has received particular attention, but utilizing the board of directors has often been overlooked. Today, nonprofits and grantmakers are seeking to leverage the inherent assets of these governing groups. This report represents a revealing overview of nonprofit grantmaking in the new economy.