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Released: 03/2014

To inform public debate about assisted housing policy and strengthen policy outcomes, Housing Assistance Matters highlights research and analysis about the need for and benefits of well-managed public and assisted housing.

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Funding Area: Housing/Shelter



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Released: 08/2012

This report from the Center for Effective Philanthropy collects survey responses from more than 6,000 grantees about their experiences with foundations' social media. CEP found that the majority of foundations use social media tools in their work, but very few grantees use social media from their foundation funders or their funders’ staff; those that do find those resources less helpful than other communication resources for learning about the foundation.

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Released: 01/2011

A case study from the Center for Effective Philanthropy, Lessons from the Field: From Understanding to Impact, provides an in-depth look at how three foundations cultivate an understanding of their fields and then turn that understanding into more effective grantmaking.

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Released: 06/2010

The State of Metropolitan America is a signature effort of the Brookings Metropolitan Policy Program that portrays the demographic and social trends shaping the nation’s essential economic and societal units—its large metropolitan areas—and discusses what they imply for public policies to secure prosperity for these places and their populations.

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Released: 04/2014

Michigan residents have a long standing tradition of using their time, talent, and treasure to improve and strengthen their communities. Celebrate our collective contributions with the 2014 infographic!

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Released: 04/2014

Lumina Foundation's 5th edition of its signature report on college attainment statistics is designed to track the progress toward its goal of having 60% of Americans hold a post-secondary degree or credential by the year 2025.

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Funding Area: Education



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Released: 10/2013

The strategies described in this white paper, researched and written by Northern Trust, offer individuals and institutions the information needed to shape, accelerate and scale desired results.

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Released: 10/2010

This paper from the Community Research Institute explores partnerships and collaboration from a foundation lens as philanthropy seeks to work together in new collaborative ways with each other, nonprofits/grantees, and additional partners across sectors in a rapidly changing context and landscape.

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Released: 08/2014

Building Power through Data-Sharing: Issues and Opportunities for Environmental Health and Justice Funders, a new report from Health and Environmental Funders Network, explores ways funders can build power in their fields through investments in data-sharing.

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Funding Area: EnvironmentHealth



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Released: 11/2014

This new report from Public Sector Consultants and the Citizens Research Council of Michigan identifies places where targeted investments are most likely to produce the best outcomes for Michigan’s children and for the state as a whole.

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