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Smarter Philanthropy for Greater Impact: Rethinking How Grantmakers Support Scale

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02/2014
A special supplement sponsored by Grantmakers for Effective Organizations (GEO) for the Stanford Social Innovation Review Spring 2014 edition. It was created to capture the latest thinking about how nonprofit organizations, grantmakers, public funders, and social entrepreneurs can increase the impact of successful solutions to urgent social challenges. In the following pages, leaders from across the social sector offer their perspectives on “scaling what works” — what it means, what it takes to do it right, and what needs to happen to ensure that proven and promising solutions find their way...
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Out in the South Part I: Foundation Funding for LGBTQ Issues in the U.S. South

Publication date: 
02/2014
This Funders for LGBTQ Issues report is the first in a series of reports entitled Out in the South. This first report explores the underfunding of LGBTQ communities in the U.S. South in comparison to the rest of the country. It identifies who is funding in the South, and examines the issues and strategies currently being funded.
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Health and Access to Care and Coverage for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Individuals in the U.S.

Publication date: 
01/2014
This issue brief published by The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation provides an overview of what is known about LGBT health status, coverage, and access in the United States, and reviews the implications of the ACA, the overturning of DOMA, and other recent policy developments for LGBT individuals and their families going forward.
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What’s Trending With Foundations and Social Media Infographic

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12/2013
Based on a January 2013 survey of more than five thousand large independent, family, corporate, and community foundations in the U.S., it illustrates the response of over eleven hundred foundations to the question: Does your foundation use social media to advance its mission? There's a lot of info to review here, and we know you'll want to spend some time with it. So, we'll just leave you with five tips (included at the bottom) designed to jump-start your foundation's social media efforts: Follow your grantees and other foundations. Cross-promote your social media presence on you Web site,...
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2012 Tracking Report: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer Grantmaking by U.S. Foundations

Publication date: 
12/2013
This annual publication produced by Funders for LGBTQ issues provides an in-depth analysis of foundation funding for LGBTQ issues in calendar year 2012. This 11th annual edition of the tracking report captures data on 4,068 grants awarded by 399 foundations, making it the most comprehensive assessment of LGBTQ funding.

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