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Effectiveness

Special Grantmaking: A Purposeful, Flexible Resource for Foundations

Special Grantmaking: A Purposeful, Flexible Resource for Foundations

Matthew La Rocque and Barbara Kibbe describe the many uses and benefits, as well as ways to address potential challenges, associated with special grant funds.

Features, Resiliency, Effectiveness

Growing Resiliency: Turbulent Times Call for Dialogue Between Funders and Nonprofits

Growing Resiliency: Turbulent Times Call for Dialogue Between Funders and Nonprofits

An updated Resiliency Guide helps funders and grantees consider the complex environments nonprofits operate in, and explore ways to enhance their ability to adapt to shocks and disruptors.

Resiliency, Effectiveness

Resilience at Work

Resilience at Work

Timely independent research addresses how nonprofits adapt to disruption – and ways that funders can help.

Education, Character

Supporting the Youth Development Workforce

Supporting the Youth Development Workforce

Rebecca Goldberg and Alex Hooker contribute strategies and perspectives to the Journal of Youth Development.

Foundation, Features, President's Updates

President’s Update: Spring 2020

President’s Update: Spring 2020

Lauren B. Dachs writes about the Foundation’s response to COVID-19 in context of its concluding year.

Evaluation, Effectiveness

Strategy and Evaluation: The Twin Engines of Effective Philanthropy

Strategy and Evaluation: The Twin Engines of Effective Philanthropy

Barbara Kibbe writes about how the language, tools, and approaches of philanthropy have evolved across four decades, and envisions the future of practice.

Education, Character

Fertile Ground for Philanthropy: Social and Emotional Learning in Out-of-School Time

Fertile Ground for Philanthropy: Social and Emotional Learning in Out-of-School Time

Rebecca Goldberg writes about opportunities for grantmakers to positively influence adult practices that support social and emotional learning for young people.

Exits, Effectiveness

Keeping What Counts: Should Limited-life Foundations Create Archives?

Keeping What Counts: Should Limited-life Foundations Create Archives?

A new essay examines what foundations leave behind when they close, and the benefits and challenges of establishing various types of archives.

Water, Environment

Community Foundations are Working for Water Sustainability

Community Foundations are Working for Water Sustainability

Marselle Alexander-Ozinskas and Joya Banerjee co-author a blog post describing the Community Foundation Water Initiative.

Education, Character

Strengthening Character Development Practices at the Y

Strengthening Character Development Practices at the Y

Y-USA’s new Character Development Learning Institute provides training, tools, and knowledge to YMCAs across America.