Fueling Impact describes how community foundations are finding new sources of support and diversifying their revenue base
A McKinsey & Company white paper discussing how foundations can work together to achieve sector-wide change.
This study finds that foundations responded to the economic crisis in a targeted and timely manner, with grants directed toward communities with the most need.
Funders can read reviews of seven vendors evaluated for their online applications and reporting features.
Chapin Hall's work on embedded philanthropy began in 2003, as an outgrowth of a long-standing research program on philanthropy and community change. Our focus thus far has been on documenting and delineating this form of philanthropic practice and on convening embedded funders in a series of meetings designed to help them learn from one another's work. Our current perspective on embedded philanthropy is presented in this Issue Brief (2007).
How to measure the value and results of corporate philanthropy remains one of corporate giving professionals’ greatest challenges. This report offers a review of recent measurement studies, models, and evidence drawn from complementary business disciplines as well as the social sector.
This report identifies defining elements of strategic foundation leaders; characteristics of their plans, communications, grantmaking, and assessments; need to back strategic plans with logic models; and challenges. Includes excerpts of interviews and case summaries.
A study in support of the pursuit of excellence assessment process by Susan Crites Price and Alice Buhl for the National Center for Family Philanthropy.