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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: 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
Knowledgebase
Publication Date: May, 2019

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.

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

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?

Resource Type: Report
Knowledgebase
Publication Date: May, 2019

Forum network members have worked together to compile a list of Fellowship opportunities that people can apply to. This document has fellow leadership development opportunities, cohort opportunities, innovation opportunities, for philanthropic professionals, for nonprofit leaders, etc.

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

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

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

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.

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

This report discusses how the zip code among other factors play a major role in the safety and development of the youth within America. Depending on the area a child is more likely to experience community violence by living in a neighborhood with diminished economic opportunities compared to a more affluent one.

Resource Type: ReportResearch
Audience: All Funders
Knowledgebase
Publication Date: March, 2019

Women Give 2019 is the first study to explore the intersection of race, giving and gender. The report finds that generosity is a value shared by all communities, and that women across race and ethnicity are leading through philanthropy. As communities of color grow in wealth and influence, the study demonstrates the unique perspectives women of color bring to philanthropy and underscores the importance of understanding and engaging donors from diverse backgrounds.

Resource Type: Research
Audience: All Funders
Topic: Grantmaking
Knowledgebase
Publication Date: March, 2019

Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors has released The Philanthropy Framework, a tool for analysis and planning to guide emerging and established philanthropies to better align resources for maximum impact.

Resource Type: Research
Audience: All Funders
Knowledgebase
Publication Date: March, 2019

Asset Funders Network’s latest report, in collaboration with the Closing the Women’s Wealth Gap (CWWG) and the Insight Center for Community Economic Development reveals the current economic reality for millennial women and the primary drivers contributing to their wealth inequities.

Resource Type: Research
Audience: All Funders
Knowledgebase
Publication Date: March, 2019

In this video, United Philanthropy Forum members and colleagues share some deeply moving stories of the role that racial equity plays in their personal lives. This is the third video in a three-part Forum video series on racial equity

Resource Type: Presentation
Knowledgebase
Publication Date: March, 2019

Orange County Grantmakers, in partnership with the St. Joseph Health Community Partnership Fund, has released a new report providing an equity analysis of the Orange County region.

Resource Type: ReportResearch
Audience: All Funders
Knowledgebase
Publication Date: February, 2019

Speadsheet and contact information for members of the Senate Finance Committee and House Ways and Means Committee in the 116th Congress.

Resource Type: Resource Guide
Audience: Policy Makers
Topic: Public Policy
Knowledgebase
Publication Date: December, 2018

The Foundation Center compiles Foundation Landscapes that combine multiple resources, including data visualization tools, original research, and more to illuminate critical issues in philanthropy. This page, focused on racial equity, includes a collection of research, upcoming trainings and webinars, news articles, and blog posts from experts in the field. 

Resource Type: Research
Audience: All Funders
Funding Area: Racial Equity
Knowledgebase
Publication Date: October, 2018

In the latest edition of Giving in Numbers, research of corporate social investment has found that leading corporations are intensifying efforts to meet key societal needs around the world. It is based on data from 252 companies and not only presents a profile of corporate philanthropy and employee engagement, but also includes a Trends Summary that highlights the prominent features of corporate societal investment.

Resource Type: Research
Audience: Corporate Giving

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