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EVPA
This paper investigates the venture philanthropy strategies of foundations. We identified six strategies of foundations engaging in venture philanthropy and explain them through case studies of four foundations based in...
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Foundation Center
The report, “More Than Grantmaking: A First Look at Foundations’ Direct Charitable Activities,” by the Foundation Center, includes interviews with 684 independent and family foundations and is based on the...
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Institute for Family Business and the Community Foundation Network
Author Beth Breeze Published by Institute for Family Business and the Community Foundation Network Date 2009 This report, based on focus groups and expert interviews with family business owners, provides...
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World Wide Initiatives for Grantmaker Support (WINGS) and The Philanthropic Initiative (TPI)
A report of WINGS: World Wide Initiatives for Grantmaker Support and TPI: The philanthropic initiative Authored by Paula D Johnson Global Institutional Philanthropy: a preliminary status report reveals the considerable...
Book List
International development is often new and unfamiliar territory for funders and they can struggle with the operational difficulty of funding internationally. But challenges can be overcome, according to a study of foundations making annual grants in this area of between...
Book List
This handbook seeks to catalyse growth in responsible investment across asset classes. It is meant to help investors incorporate responsible methods into their investment mandate; identify and evaluate opportunities for responsible investment, and coordinate the vocabulary and metrics used to...
Book List
This report distills the learning and experience of foundations that have used evaluation effectively in order to provide clear guidance to those that are still searching for useful practices. The authors note that, increasingly, foundations are moving beyond traditional third-party...
Book List
This two-volume book, funded by the Rootstein Hopkins Foundation, is an exciting addition to the current literature on both arts philanthropy and more generally the philanthropic landscape in the UK. Volume 1 contains an extensive case study of the history...
Book Review
Foundations in the US have phenomenal wealth with assets in the billions. Grant-makers enjoy great freedom in deciding how this money is spent without answering to any regulator or shareholder and have the ability to take risks and innovate where...
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Association of Charitable Foundations
This guide draws on the experience of the UK's grant-making trusts and foundations, to provide an essential handbook on monitoring and evaluation, with examples and guidance to help in assessing...

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