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New Releases Roundup: February 2020

Monday, March 2, 2020

Latest Releases From the FieldCheck out the latest releases from around the nonprofit sector featuring items from Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in Philanthropy, Center for Effective Philanthropy, Council on Foundations, Media Impact Funders, PEAK Grantmaking, and Philanthropic Initiative for Racial Equity.

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2020 Census and Beyond: Planning and Visualization Tool for Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders
Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in Philanthropy
AAPI Data and AAPIP have released a mapping tool to help journalists, decision-makers and community organizations to better understand the diversity and geographic settlement patterns of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders. This tool provides detailed census-tract level maps for the 20 largest metropolitan areas for Asian Americans in the United States.

The Funding Landscape: Nonprofit Perspectives on Current Issues in Philanthropy
Center for Effective Philanthropy
In November 2019, CEP surveyed its Grantee Voice panel of nonprofit CEOs with questions about a number of current issues that have been hotly debated in philanthropy, including the pros and cons of donor-advised funds (DAFs), the use of gift acceptance policies, the impact of recent changes to the tax code, anticipated changes in nonprofit revenue, and concerns about a recession. This report shares what was learned from responses to questions about these topics from 49 nonprofits CEOs.

Global Family Philanthropy: Exploring Key Considerations for Giving Across Borders
Council on Foundations with BNY Mellon and Give2Asia
This publication brings together the experiences of three organizations involved in global family philanthropy and addresses some common hurdles that global families face. With both practical insights and deeper explanations of legal processes, it seeks to contribute to an area of research that needs more data and information.

Decoding Media Impact: Insights, Advice & Recommendations
Media Impact Funders
This report provides an examination of the current state of the field of media impact assessment, which Media Impact Funders has been tracking for seven years. It is meant to serve as a practical resource for funders who want to understand where to start.

Narrow the Power Gap
PEAK Grantmaking 
Through the five Principles of Peak Grantmaking, PEAK Grantmaking calls on funders to move from conversation to action in advancing the big ideas that will move the practice of philanthropy to the practice of principled grantmaking. It has released a set of resources designed to help grantmakers operationalize the second of its five Principles of Peak Granktmaking – Narrow the Power Gap.

Grantmaking with a Racial Justice Lens: A Practical Guide
Philanthropic Initiative for Racial Equity
The new Grantmaking with a Racial Justice Lens: A Practical Guide, written by PRE Senior Fellow Rinku Sen and Executive Director Lori Villarosa, with contributions from Maggie Potapchuk, Lisa McGill, and Makani Themba, provides grantmakers with reflections, frameworks and tools built from the direct experience of activists and funders for advancing racial justice in any philanthropic setting.