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This whitepaper examines the latest data to identify trends in social justice philanthropy among family foundations.
Audience: Family Foundation
Essentials of Impact Investing: A Guide for Small-Staffed Foundations addresses those challenges and highlights those opportunities. The guide demystifies the process of designing and implementing an effective impact investing strategy, offering advice, tools, and real-world examples of impact investing by foundations with few or no staff.
Topic: Finance
These models provide examples of advocacy-focused efforts that could have useful implications for funding collaborative communications strategies and infrastructure in grassroots organizing groups.

The National Center for Family Philanthropy and Youth Philanthropy Connect, a program of the Frieda C. Fox Foundation, have joined together to bring new resources to the field of philanthropy focused on engaging the next generation of donors and family members. Igniting the Spark: Creating Effective Next Gen Boards is the first publication of its kind, offering a comprehensive overview of the growing practice among family foundations and donor advised fund holders of using next generation boards.

Audience: Family Foundation
Topic: Governance

This piece captures five key insights to guide organizations as they develop ongoing Measurement, Learning, and Evaluation plans to achieve greater social impact.

D5′s State of the Work 2013 features lessons learned from executives of the American Express Foundation, the Baltimore Community Foundation, Access Strategies Fund, the Silicon Valley Community Foundation, Lloyd A. Fry Foundation,...

A growing number of foundations and philanthropists have elected to give away their money by a fixed date rather than establish perpetual foundations.

In a series of four podcasts, GrantCraft explores the values, motivations, and stories of the up-and-coming generation of philanthropists.

A sample conflict of interest form for independent private foundations.

Why Family Foundations Lose Their Way: A Founders' Guide to Long-Term Philanthropic Success discusses dangers and mistakes in establishing and running a family foundation.

Audience: Family Foundation