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Released: 05/2007

Information and data on Michigan foundations and corporate giving programs along with helpful tips on researching, applying and getting grants.

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Released: 08/2013

In our increasingly data-driven world, nonprofits need to be able to measure and monitor the effectiveness of their programs. It’s difficult to improve program services or reach without first measuring current effectiveness. This report acts as a reference guide for the tools and systems for effective program evaluation.

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Resource Type: EvaluationReport



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Released: 09/2013

The Nonprofit Social Media Decision Guide was created to help organizations determine what results and benefits can be reasonably expect from social media, with a workbook to guide organizations through the process of identifying the right channels for different goals.

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Resource Type: Best PracticeReport



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Released: 05/2006

Why do so many presentations fail to engage, educate, or persuade? Drawing from unprecedented research on nonprofit presentations, this book provides the answers.

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Resource Type: Best PracticeExternal LinkReport



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Released: 11/2013

In 2012, Nonprofit VOTE enlisted 94 nonprofits to help track voter contacts with 33,741 individuals in seven states to determine the effectiveness of nonprofit service providers in promoting voter participation.

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Resource Type: Report
Topic: Advocacy



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Released: 08/2005

For more than 100 years, United Ways and community foundations have helped shape the landscape of American philanthropy. They champion giving by providing means by which every individual and business can be philanthropic.

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Resource Type: Report



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Released: 07/2013

In January 2014, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) will begin to offer new health insurance coverage options to millions of Americans, many of whom are currently uninsured. There is still considerable uncertainty, however, about how the coverage expansion will play out.

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Resource Type: Report
Funding Area: Health



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Released: 11/2013

The NNFS is led by a Steering Committee comprised of fiscal sponsors from across the country. The website includes best practices, guidelines for funders, resources for learning and more.

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Resource Type: Best PracticeExternal Link



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Released: 11/2013

Tracking investments from 2009 to 2011, the data reveals that foundations are increasingly supporting media-related work across multiple areas.

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Resource Type: External LinkReport



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Released: 07/2013

The Michigan Council for Educator Effectiveness worked for 18 months to develop recommendations for a statewide evaluation system to give public school teachers and administrators substantive feedback to help them build their skills and, ultimately, improve student learning.

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Resource Type: Report
Funding Area: Education



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