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There is a stronger, more strategic role that companies can play by leveraging skills-based volunteering to invest in a community’s resilience.
A report from Lumina Foundation and its Quality Credentials Task Force calls for a coordinated national effort to ensure equitable access to quality postsecondary education in the United States.
This report will raise the voices and examine the needs of older people living with HIV, while exploring opportunities for philanthropies to create meaningful impact in public and personal health and wellbeing.
This brief considers the implications of the 'public charge' rule and how philanthropy can mount an effective immediate and long-term response.
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.
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.
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.
Effecting systemic change through philanthropic initiatives requires not only a strategy but a well-constructed implementation plan focused on "people, partners, and platforms.”
Racial Equity Tools is designed to support individuals and groups working to achieve racial equity. This site offers tools, research, tips, curricula and ideas for people who want to increase their own understanding and to help those working toward justice at every level – in systems, organizations, communities and the culture at large.
The Burke Foundation, The Nicholson Foundation and Turrell Fund, in collaboration with FSG, has released the new July 2019 report, Adverse Childhood Experiences: Opportunities to Prevent, Protect Against, and Heal from the Effects of ACEs in New Jersey. The report details the challenges New Jersey faces in addressing Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and calls for a coordinated statewide response to mitigate their lasting effects on children’s health and well-being.
This toolkit is for seasoned donors, donor advised fund holders, foundation trustees, and staff who are taking steps to significantly ramp up the impact of their giving.
This introduction describes four skills that help leaders to achieve better and more equitable results. The skills are part of Results Count™, the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s competency-based approach to leadership development.
The annual Giving in Numbers infographic offers the very first look at the latest trends that are defining the strategies behind corporate social investments.
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.
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.
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.
This study shows how 987 of Foundation Source clients with assets of less than $50 million fared in 2018 vs. 2017. The report found that in 2018, despite declines to their asset balances, these foundations nearly matched their previous year’s disbursements, collectively awarding almost $300 million in grants.
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.
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.
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.