Digest: Studies, Books, Web Sites, and Other Publications

January 11, 2011 by Abigail
2010, 547 pages, The Aspen Institute, One Dupont Circle NW, Ste 700, Washington, DC, 20036, 202-736-5800   www.aspeninstitute.org Download: Read More...
November 30, 2010 by Abigail
2007, 32 pages,   www.tdavid.net Because an intermediary organization (IO) is being asked to take on a function for a foundation, lines of power and authority can become blurred, especially in cases when an outside entity is making grants and convening key parties with the foundation’s dollars and under the foundation’s imprimatur. Tom David offers a series of best practices and outcomes based on interviews with over 50 foundations who have partnered with IOs: Read More...
November 30, 2010 by Abigail
2007, 16 pages, Foundation Source Press, 55 Walls Dr, Fairfield, CT, 06824, 800-839-0054   www.foundationsource.org Foundation Source is a strategic advisor to over 500 family foundations. In this capacity, it has helped its clients identify and work toward a wide variety of goals. This booklet presents case studies of foundations assuming the following roles: Checkbook philanthropists who provide critical unrestricted support. Responsive funders who actively solicit proposals in their areas of interest.Read More...
November 30, 2010 by Abigail
2006, 30 pages, The Aspen Institute, One Dupont Circle NW, Ste 700, Washington, DC, 20036, 202-736-5800   www.aspeninstitute.org Download:    Community Foundation Approaches to Effectiveness (556Kb) Read More...
November 30, 2010 by Abigail
2010, 504 pages, The Aspen Institute, One Dupont Circle NW, Ste 700, Washington, DC, 20036, 202-736-5800   www.aspeninstitute.org Download: Read More...
November 29, 2010 by Abigail
2010, 24 pages, FSG Social Impact Advisors, 20 Park Plaza, Ste 320, Boston, MA, 02116, 866-351-8484   www.fsg.org This paper profiles funders based in the Pacific Northwest and their response to the economic downturn, which the authors found to be largely effective. The actions and experiences of the profiled funders offer a set of guiding principles: Read More...
November 19, 2010 by admin
Download:    Creative Placemaking (4.7Mb) Creative Placemaking features sections on the: Challenges for creative placemaking such as clearing regulatory hurdles and developing evaluation metrics. Components of successful projects including mobilizing public will and designing around distinctiveness. Read More...
November 16, 2010 by Abigail
2009, 126 pages, ISBN: 978-0-615-27727-1. National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy, 1331 H St NW, Ste 200, Washington, DC, 20005, 202-387-9177   www.ncrp.org Read More...
November 16, 2010 by Abigail
2010, 44 pages, Ford Foundation, 320 E 43d St, New York, NY, 10017, 212-573-5000   www.fordfoundation.org Read More...
May 4, 2010 by admin
2010, 24 pages, The Center for Effective Philanthropy, 675 Massachusetts Avenue, 7th Floor, Cambridge, MA, 02139, 617-492-0800   www.effectivephilanthropy.org Read More...