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CECP’s Giving in Numbers is the unrivaled leader in benchmarking on corporate social investments. It is the premier industry survey and research, providing standard-setting criteria in a go-to guide that has defined the field and advanced the movement. CECP has the largest and most historical data set on trends in the industry, shared by more than 500 multi-billion-dollar companies over nearly 15 years, representing more than $250 billion in corporate social investments over that time span.
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.
A report commissioned by the UN Development Programme on the state of philanthropy in China, with a special focus on the practical governance and policy-related reforms needed to unleash the true potential of this sector in China.
This report from Singapore Management University examines the public policies influencing charitable descision making in Indonesia, the Philippines, Singapore, and Thailand.
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.
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.
Amid a complex climate for charitable giving, American individuals, bequests, foundations and corporations gave an estimated $427.71 billion to U.S. charities in 2018.