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Education, STEM

The Promise of Quality Science Education for All

The Promise of Quality Science Education for All

California leaders are working to bring the power of high-quality science instruction to every young person in the state. This focus is especially important as society seeks to eliminate systemic racism, a pandemic underscores the importance of scientific literacy, and distance learning becomes the norm in the new school year.

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.

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.

Foundation, President's Updates

President’s Update: Spring 2018

President’s Update: Spring 2018

Lauren B. Dachs reflects on the Foundation’s progress and highlights amidst a changing context in 2017.

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.

Water, Land, Environment

Environment Program: Toward a Resilient California Environment and Economy

Environment Program: Toward a Resilient California Environment and Economy

Allison Harvey Turner overviews the history of Foundation activity and how it has shaped direction for land and water investments.

Education, STEM, Character

Education Program: Investing in Knowledge, Skills, and Character

Education Program: Investing in Knowledge, Skills, and Character

Susan Harvey describes how the Foundation is building on early STEM funding, and supporting youth character development.