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This report highlights the accomplishments, challenges and lessons learned from TCWF's Violence Prevention Initiative (VPI or Initiative) during the period 1992-2003.
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.
The bonus Module on Sustainable Development Goals is a tremendous addition to the express training program. Module 16 may jog board and staff discussions on systemic change, equity, and the application of the ready-made tool for donor and program development, investments and operations, internal culture building, and alignment of the budget to allow for all to be “rowing” in the same direction.
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, 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,
From TCC, which developed the Core Capacity Assessment tool, this resource investigates how organizations can put these core capacities to work in achieving organizational sustainability in difficult economic times.