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A Philanthropist's Guide to Working with Government and Local Communities

Publication Date: 
January, 2015
The Bridgespan Group

Since success in philanthropy often depends on working with or around government, The Bridgespan Group put together advice on how to approach these collaborations. The first section covers some promising approaches to how philanthropy can work in partnership with, or to accelerate the work of government. The second discusses how some innovative city leaders and their partners are using data to make headway on social progress and ways philanthropists can help. The third discusses community collaboratives, through which leaders from government, nonprofit, philanthropy, and business are truly moving the needle on challenging social issues—and how they're making that happen.

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