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Advancing Human Rights: The State of Global Foundation Grantmaking

Publication date: 
07/2014
The Foundation Center and International Human Rights Funders Group (IHRFG) have produced two new resources that facilitate strategic decision making in human rights philanthropy: An interactive website that animates funding flows and a report analyzing $1.7 billion in grants.
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Pathways Forward: Foundation Funding for LGBTQ Immigration Issues

Publication date: 
07/2014
This LGBTQ Funders report, made possible by the generous support of the Evelyn & Walter Haas, Jr. Fund, provides detailed data on the current scope and character of foundation funding at the intersection of LGBTQ and immigrant rights
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Where Do We Go From Here: Philanthropic Support for Black Men and Boys

Publication date: 
07/2014
This report examines U.S. foundation giving explicitly in support of black males by issue area, type of support, and geographic area served. The analyses explore patterns of giving by larger U.S. foundations over the past eight years, with a focus on giving from 2008 to 2010.
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Investing in the American Dream

Publication date: 
07/2014
Immigrants, like all consumers, need access to high-quality financial services that meet their day-to-day transactional needs and set them up for long-term financial success. This report by the Center for Financial Services Innovation and the National Council of La Raza examines these unique financial circumstances and identifies seven key strategies that financial institutions can adopt to build long-term relationships with this underserved demographic group.
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Levers For Change: Philanthropy in Select South East Asian Countries

Publication date: 
06/2014
This report examines the extent of strategic philanthropy in four of the largest economies in South East Asia – Indonesia, the Philippines, Singapore and Thailand – and explores the role of public policies in shaping institutional philanthropy and influencing the charitable decisions of the regions wealthiest givers.
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Critical Choices in Post-Recession California: Investing in the Educational and Career Success of Immigrant Youth

Publication date: 
06/2014
This Migration Policy Institute report examines the educational experiences and outcomes of first- and second-generation immigrant youth ages 16 to 26 across California’s educational institutions, encompassing secondary schools, adult education, and post-secondary education.
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Immigrant Parents and Early Childhood Programs: Addressing Barriers of Literacy, Culture, and Systems Knowledge

Publication date: 
06/2014
The Migration Policy Institute report identifies the unique needs of newcomer parents across the range of expectations for parent skill, engagement, and leadership sought by ECEC programs, and strategies undertaken to address these needs. The study is based on field research in six states, expert interviews, a literature review, and a socio-demographic analysis.

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