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Latest Releases from the Field - Late December 2016

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Check out the latest releases from around the nonprofit sector featuring reports from Center for Disaster Philanthropy, Minnesota Council on Foundations, Foundation Center, Lucy Bernholz and GrantCraft, Philanthropy Northwest, and Florida Philanthropic Network.

Transit, Tents, Homes: A Donor’s Guide to Funding the Three Phases of the Refugee Crisis
Center for Disaster Philanthropy

Refugees around the world are moving in record numbers. The global refugee crisis has dominated news headlines in the past year, and will have significant impact on social and political issues during the years to come. This in-depth report on the global refugee crisis examines refugees and their journey from three perspectives- in transit, in camps, and in resettled into the U.S.

Giving Forum: Fall 2016
Minnesota Council on Foundations

The latest issue includes tree stories that highlight how philanthropy is and isn't ready to step in when disaster strikes, the role of foundations in reshaping how people think and talk about public health investing, an interview with Northside Funders Group Executive Director Tawanna Black, and pieces on the importance of systems-change work and a look at civic engagement beyond elections.

Issue Lab: Disconnected Youth
Foundation Center

Over six million Americans between the ages of 16 and 24 are not in school or working. Often known as disconnected or opportunity youth, they are among the upwards of fourteen million young adults who are only marginally or periodically in school or working. A special collection about the group of young people known as disconnected youth. This new online resource houses nearly one hundred and forty recent reports, case studies, fact sheets, and evaluations focused on the challenges confronting youth today, as well as lessons and insights from the field.

Philanthropy and the Social Economy: Blueprint 2017
Lucy Bernholz and GrantCraft

Blueprint is an annual industry forecast about the ways we use private resources for public benefit. It provides an overview of the current landscape, points to major trends, and directs your attention to horizons where you can expect some important breakthroughs in the coming year.

Snapshot of Foundation Giving to the Northwest
Philanthropy Northwest and Foundation Center

U.S. foundations make significant investments in communities across Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington and Wyoming. This snapshot captures support from a sample of 512 foundations for a range of issues and focus areas in Philanthropy Northwest’s six-state region.

The Status of Women in Florida by County: Poverty & Opportunity
Florida Philanthropic Network

The first 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. The report provides policy recommendations for improving women’s status on indicators related to poverty and opportunity, including expanding health programs for low-income women, improving educational opportunities for women of color, investing in women’s entrepreneurship and additional steps to narrow the opportunity gap. It 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.