This report discusses how the zip code among other factors play a major role in the safety and development of the youth within America. Depending on the area a child is more likely to experience community violence by living in a neighborhood with diminished economic opportunities compared to a more affluent one.
Children, Youth, and Families
The Healthy Kids Healthy Communities report shares how the project increased children’s access to healthy foods and opportunities for physical activity through changes in community policies, systems, and environments.
Expanding Minds and Opportunities is a collection of articles presenting examples of effective practices, programs and partnerships demonstrating the power of afterschool and summer learning opportunities to support student success.
This report from the Wallace Foundation that recommends that funders boost payments for overhead, reduce burdens and invest in building nonprofits' financial management capabilities in order to help grantees build strength through better financial management.
Through the Kids Count Data Center you can access hundreds of measures of child well-being, incluing all those regularly used in the Annie E. Casey Foundation's Data Book. Information can be examined at the state, regional, and national levels.
For anyone involved in social change communications, this report provides evidence and guidance on connecting people to stories that demonstrate what works.
This powerpoint includes the “What local funders can do” suggestions excerpted from a presentation prepared by the Successful Working Families Team. These suggestions can be used to generate ideas about educational programming or convening topics for funders
Check out the latest resources from around the nonprofit sector featuring items from Asset Funders Network, BoardSource, Center for Effective Philanthropy, The Communications Network, Economic Opportunity Funders, Fund for Shared Insight, Hispanics in Philanthropy, National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy, and Philanthropy West Virginia.
Check out the latest resources from around the nonprofit sector featuring items from Asset Funders Network, Candid, CECP, Center for Effective Philanthropy, Grantmakers for Effective Organizations, Hispanics in Philanthropy and Neighborhood Funders Group.
Check out the latest releases from around the nonprofit sector featuring items from Asset Funders Network, Center for Effective Philanthropy, Council of Michigan Foundations, Funders for LGBTQ Issues, Gateway Center for Giving, Hispanics in Philanthropy, Independent Sector, Johns Hopkins Center for Civil Society Studies, Media Impact Funders, Philanthropy Massachusetts, Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors, Technology Association of Grantmakers, and Urban Institute.