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Foundation, President's Updates

Our Common Purpose: Reinventing American Democracy for the 21st Century

Our Common Purpose: Reinventing American Democracy for the 21st Century

The American Academy of Arts and Sciences convened a bipartisan Commission on Democratic Citizenship that developed recommendations to strengthen the nation’s institutions and civic culture.

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.

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.

Foundation, President's Updates

President’s Update: Fall 2019

President’s Update: Fall 2019

Lauren B. Dachs reflects on the Foundation’s commitment to learning and sharing knowledge as it nears conclusion.

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.

Effectiveness

Working with Consultants Series

Working with Consultants Series

This collection of resources can help any nonprofit or grantmaker engage the right consultant to match its need, budget, and work style.

Capital Grants, Effectiveness

Building Impact: Tools for Making Good Capital Grants

Building Impact: Tools for Making Good Capital Grants

New tools equip grantmakers to avoid pitfalls and help nonprofits achieve the full potential that is inherent in new buildings and renovations.

Education, Character

Character Development: Connecting Peers to Improve Practice

Character Development: Connecting Peers to Improve Practice

The Foundation is supporting national youth development leaders to promote deeper understanding of the value and practice of building character.