Ten years ago, West Central Initiative (WCI), along with its five sister Minnesota Initiative Foundations, formed the Minnesota Early Childhood Initiative (ECI).
Black adolescent girls and young women face special barriers related to both race and gender, which have immense effects on their health, achievement, and life outcomes.
This cornerstone resource for family philanthropies helps directors, trustees, and key staff navigate the “gray areas” that require professional legal guidance.
The Grandparent Legacy Project is an oral history tool that helps grandparents communicate their stories—their legacies—across the generations.
Built on Principle will help family foundations achieve excellence using the Stewardship Principles for Family Foundations as a blueprint for excellence.
Family foundations can find opportunities even in times of great change and crisis. Facing Forever will arm you with the tools, stories, and resources to help you prepare for current and future transitions.
The Giving Family offers parents dozens of simple family activities to teach children of any age how to give their time, their talents, and (yes!) their money to people and causes they care about
The statistics are hard to ignore, and you may already be familiar with many of them. In 2010, guns took the lives of more than 31,000 Americans in homicides, suicides, and unintentional shootings.
As foundations continue to assess where they can maximize the social return on their charitable investments, many are looking at issues of gender norms and equity.
The prevalence of computers in modern society has led to a greater need for technology-based curricula and wired classrooms for students of all levels. Top online PhD programs are now available, but some primary schools don’t have a single computer.