For more than 60 years, the Annie E. Casey Foundation has worked to improve outcomes for vulnerable children and their families. Our objective to see low-income families achieve financial stability and raise healthy, well-educated children in stable permanent families in supportive communities requires a tremendous amount of resources.
From the outset of the Scaling What Works initiative, GEO has supported a conversation about scale that includes a variety of ways nonprofits and their funders are creating more value for communities and making fast and substantial progress on the issues and causes we all care about.
Grassroots grantmaking is a place-based grantmaking strategy that is simple yet powerful. Quite simply, it utilizes modest grants and common sense to help people reclaim their place as change-makers in their own community. It is about community engagement at the most human level. The strategy supports the determination and passion of people to actively join with their neighbors to create the community that provides the supportive environment they need to live the life that they want.
Much has been written stereotyping both the millennial and baby-boomer generations, but the real insight lies in how they work together – if given the right environment.
This report discusses lessons learned from substance use disorder and mental illness in the criminal justice system initiative.
While technology in and of itself will not save lives or end world hunger, it can have a powerful effect on every organization’s mission. Properly supported, the right technologies can build your grantees’ effectiveness and efficiency and multiply the impact of your other grants and programs.
If you’ve decided you want your business to make a positive social impact — and I hope you have — you’ve most likely struggled with a few questions. Who do you give to? Why? How do you incorporate this into your business model?
Ten things a foundation can do to advance green building in your community.
The Ohio Common Grant Forms are easy to use by funders and grantees alike. The forms have clear instructions and new technology to make them user-friendly.
Organizational practices. Over 20 foundation leaders from across the state serve as members of Philanthropy Ohio’s CEO Leadership Circle.