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Levers For Change: Philanthropy in Select South East Asian Countries

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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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Philanthropic Paths: An Exploratory Study of the Career Paths of Professionals of Color in Philanthropy

Publication date: 
05/2014
This study comissioned by the D5 Coalition provides a holistic, in-depth picture of the career experiences of 43 philanthropic professionals of color ranging from Program Officers to CEOs working in a diverse array of foundations.
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Foundation Funding to Address Domestic Violence in California

Publication date: 
04/2014
The Foundation Center announced the release of a landmark report on foundation support for organizations and programs working to prevent—and address the consequences of— domestic violence in California. Enabled through a grant from Blue Shield of California Foundation, and using data from the Foundation Center’s research database, Foundation Funding to Address Domestic Violence in California is the first-ever examination of philanthropy’s contribution to the field of domestic violence. The report provides a landscape analysis to inform community organizations, funders, government agencies,...
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Healthy Environments, Healthy People: A Funder Guide on Improving Environmental Conditions for Health

Publication date: 
04/2014
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.
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Foundations Can Rewrite History by Focusing on the States

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03/2014
This Nonprofit Quarterly article makes the case for foundations focusing on public policy at a state, rather than federal, level. "Like Robert Frost nearly a century ago, today’s foundation leaders stand where two roads diverge. They can continue down the usual road of fixating solely on federal policy debates, such as the one over the charitable deduction. Or they can take the road “less traveled by” to where the real action is: the states. If they choose the latter, then years from now they too can look back with Frost’s sigh of satisfaction because that choice will have “made all the...
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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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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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