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A Time for Action: Mobilizing Philanthropic Support for Boys and Young Men of Color

Publication date: 
06/2014

Released in June 2014, this report lays out a vision and a bold plan of action to maximize the potential of philanthropy and the private sector to increase opportunity for boys and young men of color that benefits the entire country.

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Gender Transformative Philanthropy

Publication date: 
02/2013

Attention to the role of gender is most useful with programs that seek to change unhealthy behaviors, such as reproductive health and teen pregnancy, gender-based violence, substance abuse and educational under-achievement. This guide suggests that funders can work to improve program outcomes by helping the funding community and grantees recognize how men and women are affected by disparities in social expectations, such as codes of manhood and womanhood.

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Real Results: Why Strategic Philanthropy is Social Justice Philanthropy

Publication date: 
01/2013

NCRP reports that the current practice of strategic philanthropy typically favors short-term metrics, is largely disconnected from grantees and the communities these nonprofits serve, and usually lacks authentic feedback to inform the strategies. Unless grantmakers explicitly address the needs of underserved communities and invest in policy and community engagement – strategies long practiced by social justice philanthropists – they are unlikely to achieve their goals.

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Top Ten Philanthropy Resources: March part 2

Release Date: 
03/28/2016
Our top ten philanthropy resources from around the sector including tips for creating better foundation websites, strategies for developing and educating board members, latest videos in Exponent Phlanthropy's Philanthropy Lessons video series, and commentary on how foundations should cover their grantee's full project costs.
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New Reports from the Field- January part 1

Release Date: 
01/13/2016
Check out the latest releases from around the nonprofit sector featuring reports from America's Charities, Funders Concerned About AIDS, GuideStar, Boston College for Corporate Citizenship, Exponent Philanthropy, Philanthropy Roundtable, and Youth Transition Funders Group.
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Echoing Justice: Communications Strategies for Community Organizing in the 21st Century

These models provide examples of advocacy-focused efforts that could have useful implications for funding collaborative communications strategies and infrastructure in grassroots organizing groups.

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