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In Abundance: An Analysis of the Thriving Landscape of Collective Giving in the U.S. explores the transformative impact of collective giving on philanthropy.

Audience: All Funders

The Newark Philanthropic Liaison is a unique partnership between the Council of New Jersey Grantmakers and the City of Newark, supported by several foundations. Read more about the Liaison’s work In these reports. Due to several transitions, there were no written reports between 2015 and 2022.

The trust-based philanthropy movement has been gaining momentum recently, but there are still some misconceptions about this approach and its ambitious goal of creating a fairer and more democratic society.

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Adopted by CNJG”s Board of Trustees in October 2023, these eight Principles offer philanthropy a source of direction for their own equity journey.

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This presentation discusses the process and progress of how an affinity group transformed into a funders collaborative, how it was resourced, and challenges along the way.

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Shifting Power to Shift Systems: Insights and Tools for Funders is a new report from Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors (RPA) that summarizes insights relating to power dynamics from leaders and experts on driving systems change.

Audience: All Funders

Much has changed since For Momentum’s first survey of corporate decision makers. They have found, across the board, that stakeholders have higher expectations of companies and their cause platforms. Consumers want companies to step up. Nonprofits need company support to build awareness and raise funds. And now, more than ever before, the C-suite sees CSR as a must-have strategy. But how are the corporate partnership decision makers reacting to these increased pressures? For Momentum polled seasoned corporate partner pros to learn more about their partnership perspectives. Their feedback, summarized in this report, provides timely, data-driven insights and comparative analysis to help cause practitioners navigate complexity in the social impact marketplace and set strategy to create next level partnerships.

Audience: Corporate Giving

Based on interviews with more than two hundred philanthropy executives, practitioners, donors, board members, experts, and grantees around the world, this report, What's Next for Philanthropy in the 2020s: Seeing Philanthropy in a New Light, identified seven "big shifts" that could create fundamental change in the philanthropic landscape.

Audience: All Funders

The templates in this toolkit are designed to help your organization develop or refresh your intended impact and theory of change. They provide an overview of each step and worksheets that guide your team through critical considerations.

In partnership with the Council on Foundations, the National Center for Family Philanthropy has released Balancing Purpose, Payout, and Permanence: Strategy Guide.