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Publication Date: September, 2019

Developed in partnership with United Philanthropy Forum and Northern California Grantmakers, this guide shares seven practices and 12 tools for Philanthropy-Serving Organizations who seek effective ways to mobilize resources to sustain their organization’s work.

Resource Type: Report
Knowledgebase
Publication Date: August, 2019

This brief considers the implications of the 'public charge' rule and how philanthropy can mount an effective immediate and long-term response.

Resource Type: Report
Audience: All Funders
Funding Area: Racial Equity
Knowledgebase
Publication Date: August, 2019

Based on a survey of more than 250 community foundations that collectively hold more than 90 percent of the field's assets, the 2018 Columbus Survey report found that total community foundation assets increased 0.12 percent on a year-over-year basis, to $86.8 billion.

Resource Type: Research
Topic: Grantmaking
Knowledgebase
Publication Date: August, 2019

This report highlights both the circumstances that women face in the apparel industry and the broader economic environment in which apparel companies operate, which significantly affects how these companies treat their employees.

Resource Type: Report
Audience: All Funders
Knowledgebase
Publication Date: August, 2019

Technology Affinity Group has released two new resources as a part of its Cybersecurity Essentials for Philanthropy series. These publications offer best practices and suggestions based on the collective on-the-ground knowledge and experience of philanthropic organizations across North America.

Resource Type: Report
Audience: All Funders
Topic: Technology
Knowledgebase
Publication Date: July, 2019

The annual Giving in Numbers infographic offers the very first look at the latest trends that are defining the strategies behind corporate social investments.

Resource Type: Research
Audience: Corporate Giving
Topic: Grantmaking
Knowledgebase
Publication Date: July, 2019

Foundation funding in support of global human rights initiatives totaled $2.8 billion in 2016, up from $2.4 billion in 2015, according to the report from Candid and the Human Rights Funders Network.

Resource Type: Report
Funding Area: Racial Equity
Knowledgebase
Publication Date: July, 2019

How has place-based family philanthropy evolved over time? Rather than look first to comparing the contrasting decisions—why a place or issue basis for giving—this study is designed to examine how family foundations and funds committed to place are sustaining (or not sustaining) that commitment over generations.  

Resource Type: Report
Audience: Family Foundation
Topic: Governance
Knowledgebase
Publication Date: June, 2019

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.

Resource Type: Report
Audience: Policy Makers
Topic: Public Policy
Knowledgebase
Publication Date: June, 2019

Through the Kids Count Data Center you can access hundreds of measures of child well-being, incluing all those regularly used in the Annie E. Casey Foundation's Data Book. Information can be examined at the state, regional, and national levels.

Resource Type: ResearchWebsite
Audience: All Funders
Knowledgebase
Publication Date: June, 2019

This toolkit presents easy-to-use resources to help nonprofits and funders take action to advance talent justice. The tools can be used by both nonprofits and funders to increase their investments in talent justice at all stages of the nonprofit career lifecycle.

Resource Type: Sample Document/Template
Knowledgebase
Publication Date: June, 2019

Seeking ways to maximize the social and economic returns of their place-based impact investments, foundations, CDFIs, private investors, and others are turning to collaboration.

Resource Type: Research
Topic: Finance
Knowledgebase
Publication Date: June, 2019

Guide your philanthropy clients through the complexities of their work in diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) with our DEI Toolkit for Consultants to Grantmakers.

Resource Type: Sample Document/Template
Funding Area: Racial Equity
Knowledgebase
Publication Date: June, 2019

This toolkit defines the professional knowledge, skills, and abilities expected of grants management professionals regardless of area of specialization, the size of your organization or role within the field. By identifying both the functional responsibilities and the knowledge needed for success in every area of grants management, the competencies provide a comprehensive look at the profession. This model offers everyone working in grants management a pathway to professional success.

Resource Type: Resource Guide
Knowledgebase
Publication Date: June, 2019

This report published in partnership with the Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia provides a snapshot of how the business community of Philadelphia engages in philanthropy and the scale and scope of those philanthropic activities.

Resource Type: Report
Audience: Corporate Giving
Knowledgebase
Publication Date: June, 2019

This case study answers the question: What does security look like at mid-sized foundations? Cleveland Foundation and Open Society Foundations provide pragmatic strategies and real-world tactics based on their everyday experience as IT leaders.

Resource Type: Report
Topic: Technology
Knowledgebase
Publication Date: May, 2019

In its latest podcast, AGAG Executive Director Niamani Mutima talks with Fiesta Warinwa and Didi Wamukoya about their work with the African Wildlife Foundation (AWF). 

Resource Type: Presentation
Audience: All Funders
Funding Area: Women and Girls
Knowledgebase
Publication Date: May, 2019

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.

Resource Type: Report
Audience: All Funders
Topic: Grantmaking
Knowledgebase
Publication Date: May, 2019

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.

 

Resource Type: Report
Audience: All Funders
Knowledgebase
Publication Date: May, 2019

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.

Resource Type: Report

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