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Council of Michigan Foundations created a Talent Retention Program Manual to explore the concept of offering financial incentives for local college  graduates to return to their local communities for work.

Audience: Policy Makers
Topic: Public Policy

The latest edition of this study found global philanthropic support for efforts to prevent, mitigate and resolve conflicts totaled $328.2 million in 2016 from 326 foundations and 2,600 grants.

Audience: All Funders
Topic: Grantmaking

In the 12 years since the original Grantmaking with a Racial Equity Lens guide was published the country’s political, economic, and cultural landscapes have undergone multiple, dramatic changes.

 

Audience: All Funders

Both radio and audio are being used in exciting ways to reach new audiences, spark civic engagement and dialogue across diverse communities, examine science and advance disability education, and much more. Radio, in particular, is garnering significant support from philanthropy across a range of programming themes.

This guide provides a solid basis for thinking and talking about the next steps in your organization’s learning work. It is designed to serve as a resource to help grantmakers answer critical learning questions and embed learning more deeply into the day-to-day work and cultures of their organizations.

Topic: Grantmaking

In late 2018, PACE undertook a research effort to better understand the perceptions of language our field uses to describe civic engagement and democracy work. In other words, when we say “civic engagement” or “democracy” or “patriotism,” “activism,” or “justice” to most Americans, what do they hear? And what does it mean to them?

Greater Good: Lessons from Those Who Have Started Major Grantmaking Organizations distills insights gleaned from interviews, offering guidance for a new wave of philanthropic leaders as they seek to build Download the Report
thriving grantmaking organizations that can best support nonprofits to achieve shared goals. 

Audience: All Funders

With support from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Media Impact Funders has been researching trends, challenges and opportunities for global media funding.

Audience: All Funders

Many in our sector are talking about big ideas such as equity and inclusion, narrowing the power gap in our sector, being authentically engaged in our communities, listening and learning from our partners, and living our values in our practice.

Audience: All Funders
Topic: Grantmaking

First published in 2011, this updated guide from BSR is a response to developments over the last seven years, all of which necessitate a far clearer focus on stakeholder trust by corporations. This report aims to provide a comprehensive toolkit that incorporates the latest thinking while maintaining the clarity and practicality of their five-step approach.

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