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Many Voices, One Goal: How an Informal Foundation Collaboration Helped Make California History is a new report produced by NCG members The Stuart Foundation and the Silver Giving Foundation on their collaborative work to influence education financing policy in California.
The National Domestic Workers Alliance (NDWA) and generative somatics (gs) shared a comprehensive report and findings on the impact and effectiveness of NDWA’s SOL (Strategy Organizing Leadership) Initiative, coordinated in collaboration with gs and Social Justice Leadership.
This report documents the impacts and lessons from a two-year transformative leadership and movement building program to strengthen the domestic worker movement.
Once again NCG partnered with Alliance for Justice to present an encore of the most popular session from our 2014 NCG Annual Conference, addressing how funders can support social change, advocacy and movement building.
StoryPilot, formerly ImpactSpace, is a web application for mapping the social impact of documentary films. Looking at a variety of metrics of change, from attitude shifts to community formation to policy reform, StoryPilot provides a holistic view of how films transform society.
Building on existing impact frameworks with applied strategies, concrete metrics, and suggested workflows, this guide that synthesizes best practices for media makers to understand the impact of their work.
This Health & Environmental Funders Network issue brief is an excellent "first-read" for funders newly interested in environmental health and environmental justice. It provides funders with a basic understanding of concerns about environmental impacts on health and an introduction to strategies grantmakers are pursuing to address these impacts.
This Health & Environmental Funders Network paper is intended to provide environmental health and justice funders with background information that may be helpful in considering investments to increase data-sharing.
This Just Philanthropy blog post focuses on "the confluence of philanthropy, justice and evaluation," puts forward three criteria for evaluating the effectiveness of this particular movement at this particular point in time.
This assessment of The California Endowment by NCRP's Philamplify examines how the foundation employs strategic, social justice philanthropy in its holistic approach to advancing health issues.