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From the Office of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Warrior and Family Support, this white paper released at the 2013 Fall Conference for Community Foundations highlights successful examples of partnerships, challenges to public-private partnerships, and a way ahead in supporting our military families.
This guide is intended to help bring newcomers into the game. We hope it helps high net worth individuals, family offices and others to know some of the questions, if not the answers, to determine what’s right for them and what to do next to move toward meaningful, measurable impact.
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 from the Charities Aid Foundation provides an analysis of charitable giving in South Africa.
This guide from the TCC Group provides an overview of how grantmakers can launch or enhance a robust capacity-building program that focuses on strengthening their grantees.
Read the joint reccomendations by U.S. Secretary of VA and the Council's former CEO, Vikki Spruil, on cross-sector partnerships supporting military families and veterans.
Why do some veterans have a hard time readjusting to civilian life while others make the transition with little or no difficulty? To answer that question, Pew researchers analyzed the attitudes, experiences and demographic characteristic of veterans to identify the factors that independently predict whether a service member will have an easy or difficult re-entry experience.
D5’s Final State of the Work highlights voices of leaders in the field who share their stories of change and progress. Some are longtime advocates; some are newer enthusiasts. Each of them shares a perspective on what has worked and what challenges remain as they lead their institutions through changes to meet the demands of a new America.