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Copublished by Grantmakers for Effective Organizations and IISC, this guide argues the value of engaging diverse stakeholders, highlights grantmakers who are bringing stakeholders into the center of their work and offers a variety of tools to help grantmakers better engage grantees, community mem
This report from the Annie E. Casey Foundation calls for a renewed emphasis on reading success by outlining the challenges, issuing recommendations and providing state-level data to help stakeholders rally around this critical call to action.
More than 50 percent of executives consider sustainability-managing environmental, social and governance issues-"very" or "extremely" important in a wide range of areas, including new-product development, reputation building, and overall corporate strategy, according to the latest McKinsey survey
From the Philanthropy Awareness Initiative, the first case study analyzes a NPR story about the launch of a Ford Foundation project and examines the steps that helped make it more than a transactional news item.
The State of Metropolitan America is a signature effort of the Brookings Metropolitan Policy Program that portrays the demographic and social trends shaping the nation’s essential economic and societal units—its large metropolitan areas—and discusses what they imply for public policies to secure
Independent Sector's study reveals that the estimated value of a volunteer hour reached $20.85 in 2009, up 60 cents from 2008.
What is the right relationship between philanthropy and government?
This resource has been designed and assembled by the Macro International evaluation team with the support of the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation as a starter kit to promote the integration of effective evaluation into grantmaker education programs.
Advancing Community Leadership Through Donor Engagement highlights five community foundations working creatively with donors.
This report explores how, through the Knight Community Information Challenge, community and place-based foundations are incorporating community information needs into their work for the benefit of both their communities and foundation missions and strategies.
The use of program-related investments, or PRIs, is somewhat rare, but expanding. A new analysis from the Foundation Center documents the who, what, how and where of recent foundation PRI activity.
A joint study by Convio, Edge Research and Sea Change Strategies analyzing mobile trends and adoption rates across Gen Y, Gen X, Baby Boomers and Mature donors.
The Economic Scenario Planning (ESP) Model, or "Stress Test," allows community foundations to create five-year forecasts to answer questions such as: What will be the impact of different investment performance scenarios on asset levels?
Fueling Impact describes how community foundations are finding new sources of support and diversifying their revenue base
A McKinsey & Company white paper discussing how foundations can work together to achieve sector-wide change.
A database maintained by Social Media Governance including over 125 sample social media policies from major corporations and nonprofits.
This study finds that foundations responded to the economic crisis in a targeted and timely manner, with grants directed toward communities with the most need.
Seven tips for running a successful family foundation by Advisor Perspectives.
African American family foundations have grown in number and in popularity, at least in part due to the fact that African Americans expressly prefer giving to organizations that are close to them and that aid their community.
This report summarizes a survey of 459 nonprofit staff members who were already using social media at their organizations. Idealware asked the staff members what tools they were using and how effectively they thought those tools were meeting particular goals.