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In Search of the Spark: Getting Your Members Fired Up about Policy Work

Publication date: 
07/2012

The guide is based on a premise supported by everyone we interviewed: that philanthropy-serving organizations can and should become more intentional about building member support for policy work in order to be more effective in that work, and also, according to some, to be more effective associations generally.

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The Value of Relationships Between State Regulators and Philanthropy

Publication date: 
12/2009
This report presents a review of the models, value and benefits of developing relationships between state charity regulators and philanthropy; lessons from the field; an overview of federal and state regulation of foundations and charities, including a review of attorney general oversight in 16 key states; and case studies from four states.
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Strengthening Democracy, Increasing Opportunities: Impacts of Advocacy, Organizing and Civic Engagement

Publication date: 
01/2009

This research documents how 15 nonprofit organizations in Los Angeles County and their allies leveraged foundation grants to secure nearly $91 of benefit for every dollar spent for Los Angeles citizens.

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