The COVID-19 crisis has created a moment of hyper-uncertainty for social sector organizations. No one knows how the future will unfold, but the tools of scenario planning can help social sector leaders better prepare their organizations for the different, possible futures that may unfold.
This report, launched in cooperation with New Profit, the Center for Effective Philanthropy, the Council on Foundations, Independent Sector, the National Center for Family Philanthropy, and United Philanthropy Forum, explores four provocative scenarios of what the future could look like depending on the severity of the crisis and whether we come together as a nation—or come apart.
This brief and funding recommendations considers the implications of the 'public charge' rule and how philanthropy can mount an effective immediate and long-term response.
Technology Affinity Group has released two new resources as a part of its Cybersecurity Essentials for Philanthropy series. This publication offers best practices and suggestions based on the collective on-the-ground knowledge and experience of philanthropic organizations across North America.
Technology Affinity Group has released two new resources as a part of its Cybersecurity Essentials for Philanthropy series. This publication offer best practices and suggestions based on the collective on-the-ground knowledge and experience of philanthropic organizations across North America.
Foundation funding in support of global human rights initiatives totaled $2.8 billion in 2016, up from $2.4 billion in 2015, according to the report from Candid and the Human Rights Funders Network.
As in past years, the Connecticut Giving Report documents charitable giving by individuals, bequests, and foundations as well as philanthropic trends and insights.
How has place-based family philanthropy evolved over time? Rather than look first to comparing the contrasting decisions—why a place or issue basis for giving—this study is designed to examine how family foundations and funds committed to place are sustaining (or not sustaining) that commitment over generations.
Council of Michigan Foundations created a Talent Retention Program Manual to explore the concept of offering financial incentives for local college graduates to return to their local communities for work.
For those interested in learning about the process and framework for creating a philanthropy liaison, Philanthropy California has shared some resources available here.