Community Foundation

Community Foundation

September 4, 2012 by admin
This original work of theater, commissioned by Grantmakers in the Arts for the 58th Council on Foundations Conference, was presented at conference plenary sessions, Monday, April 30 and Tuesday, May 1, 2007. Directed by KJ Sanchez and written by KJ Sanchez, Emily Ackerman, Aysan Çelik, Darrick Clayton, Michael Place, and Amy Kim Waschke. Read More...
June 21, 2012 by admin
Enriching our culture and engaging diverse and underserved communities, small arts organizations pop up, flourish, and sometimes flounder, mostly under the philanthropic radar. They often foster artistic expressions not adequately served by larger organizations. Read More...
May 12, 2012 by admin
116 pages, May 2012. Partners for Livable Communities, 1429 21st Street NW, Washington, D.C. 20036, (202) 887-5990 www.livable.org. Download:    Stories for Change (2.5Mb) Read More...
March 12, 2012 by admin
20 pages, March 2012. Grantmakers for Effective Organizations, 1725 DeSales Street NW, Suite 404, Washington, DC, 20036, (202) 898-1840, www.geofunders.org. Download:    Is Grantmaking Getting Smarter? (2Mb) Read More...
August 9, 2011 by admin
2010, 26 pages, ZeroDivide, San José, CA 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
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 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 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...