Funder Briefing

Ohio's Talent Gap

Publication date: 
08/2018

A public-private partnership crafted this brief to inform policy makers about ways to ensure more Ohioans have access to a bright future and that our state is able to grow and support a thriving economy.

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Education Policy Briefings

Publication date: 
09/2016

As part of Philanthropy Ohio’s commitment to improving education, our Education Advisory Committee, has developed a series of targeted education briefing papers aimed at helping the state’s early childhood, K-12 and higher education leaders, elected officials and other key stakeholders plot a clear direction for the future of education and improved student success. It is our hope that the Open Letter and briefing papers will help guide Ohio leaders as we develop the next state biennial budget and the Ohio plan for the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).

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Innovative Crossroads:The Intersection of Creativity, Health, and Aging

Publication date: 
09/2013

The strategy session, Innovative Crossroads: The Intersection of Creativity, Health, and Aging, brought together a select number of health, arts, and aging grantmakers invested in the field along with national experts to explore
and discuss: how creative expression can improve health outcomes for older Americans, promising programs, challenges facing funders in supporting programs, and opportunities for funders to advance programs and the field as a whole. This paper is a summary and synthesis of the information presented at the national funder strategy session, the topics and issues examined and considered, and the recommendations that emerged from the day’s discussion.

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The Grantmaking Formula for the New Normal

Publication date: 
03/2013

One could devote an entire speech to how things have changed since the economic correction in the fall of 2008. And while the Dow is above 14,000 and unemployment is below eight percent, there is still much to be concerned about. The article is an edited and abridged excerpt of a speech delivered at the Delaware Valley Grantmakers’ annual meeting in Philadelphia on March 20, 2013.

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