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
In 2005, when a group of foundation, bank and nonprofit colleagues created the Baltimore Homeownership Preservation Coalition, few of them realized that unsustainable loans and increasing foreclosures were a serious problem ... today, the coalition is addressing the challenge by working simultaneously on multiple fronts with local, state and federal partners.
Gretchen Greiner-Lott, Vice President of Washington Regional Association of Grantmakers, offers her takeaways from a recent meeting between White House staff and Regional Association leaders on the topic of immigration.
The report shows an employment rate of only 30% for people with disabilities (PWD), ages 16 – 65. Importantly, the research revealed a wide variation of the employment rate from county to county for people with disabilities. This was not true for workers without disabilities. The research was funded by a grant from The Able Trust, to obtain a benchmark employment rate for those they serve, as a primary gauge of the success of programs that The Able Trust funds, and as a measure of the outcomes of the combination of services offered through private and public organizations in the state to increase employment opportunities and actual employment for Floridians with disabilities.
The Status of Women in Florida by County: Poverty & Opportunity is one in a series of four publications on women’s status across Florida’s counties commissioned by the Florida Women’s Funding Alliance, an affinity group of Florida Philanthropic Network. This report is released in tandem with “The Status of Women in Florida by County: Population & Diversity,” which analyzes the demographics of women and men in the state.
Grantmakers Forum of New York provides an overview of the Family Economic Success framework, data about poverty in New York State, and the project goals.
This short newsletter article from Grantmakers Forum of New York links to Urban Institute reports on the effects of family mobility on poverty.