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A guidebook from the Jessie Ball duPont Fund detailing lessons learned from their efforts in the disaster recovery and rebuilding efforts after the rash of tornadoes that devastated Alabama in April 2011.
This report from Resourcing Philanthropy summarizes philanthropic trends in South Africa.
From GEO, what does it mean to truly and authentically engage a community in evaluation? Grantmakers working on place-based grantmaking already have the incentive and drive to support in-depth evaluation, to understand the impact of the initiative, and to identify opportunities to improve their work. Effective evaluation of these complex and multi-faceted efforts is grounded in the perspectives of community stakeholders.
This Brookings Institute's 2018 report shows that while progress is being made on the SDGs, much more -- and faster -- work needs to be done to ensure nobody is left behind.
This report highlights the accomplishments, challenges and lessons learned from TCWF's Violence Prevention Initiative (VPI or Initiative) during the period 1992-2003.
You may be aware of the federal laws and regulations that impact advocacy work, but did you know that states often have their own rules to be aware of? Foundations that engage in advocacy activity at the state and local level should understand the rules at play within their states. Our colleagues at Alliance for Justice’s Bolder Advocacy initiative offer state law resources on campaign finance and ballot measures, lobbying disclosure and voter registration. These state laws can change frequently, particularly as courts continue to look at permissible limits of political activity, so please check back regularly.
This report, authored by the Global Chinese Philanthropy Initiative, examines the giving patterns of Chinese and Chinese American philanthropists to examine what motivates them and what barriers exist to strengthening giving.
This report from Credite Suisse examines philanthropy and grantmaking patterns around issues of old age.
The guide aims to inspire individuals and citizen groups to act in organized, effective ways to help people in communities hit by disasters to reclaim their future. It includes concrete suggestions and clear steps towards recovering, rebuilding and re-establishing a sense of security, safety and vitality in these communities. Through models of successful past recovery efforts and widsom from survivors, From Chaos to Community will help those affected by disaster join together, rebuild, and even pay forward their experience to survivors of future disasters as they tackle their own challenges.
This report for the National University of Singapore and the Asia Centre for Social Entrepreneurship and Philanthropy provides an analysis of entrepreneurial social finance in Asia,