High level strategies and promising practices of six local funders working to prevent childhood obesity.
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Brush up on your prevention basics with this new Health Policy Institute of Ohio guide.
This guide pinpoints nine successful practices that build audiences.
A Brookings brief describes the role philanthropy is playing in the rise of new innovation districts.
How community foundations are deploying all their resources to build community wealth.
This review of two-generation programs assesses their effectiveness and suggests policy
This report presents several responses to the question: have we made progress on racial justice in philanthropy?
This book will help donors assess the field. It is especially oriented toward helping the latest, post-9/11, generation of veterans. And we make particular efforts to illuminate the places where private funding can act more effectively than government—which pours more than $140 billion into veterans every year, but not very flexibly, and with many gaps. Our main purpose is to help philanthropists make certain their gifts go beyond sentimental support, and actually aid a population that every good American wants to see prosper.
The vision for this Field Guide came from the collective wisdom of a working group convened by the Council on Foundations in August 2012. Guided by the community foundation leadership of Kathy Merchant at The Greater Cincinnati Foundation and Stuart Comstock-Gay at The Vermont Community Foundation and managed by Laura Tomasko at the Council on Foundations, the working group met throughout the past year to strategize on how best to move the community foundation field forward in impact investing.
This report focuses on these determinants and the overall health outcomes for adults aged 65 and older, a large and expanding portion of the general population. Optimal health for older adults involves creating a healthy life that allows individuals to flourish to the best of their abilities, maintain their independence and autonomy as long as preferred, and respect their needs and desires as life draws to an end.
This is the fourth publication of the National Arts Index, Americans for the Arts’ annual report on the health and vitality of arts and culture in the United States. The 2013 National Arts Index is a highly-distilled measure or score of the health and vitality of arts in the U.S.
Essential Skills & Strategies for New Grantmakers is a comprehensive educational program to help familiarize new and up-and-coming grantmakers to the foundation world and the field of philanthropy.