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Released: 04/2010

This is the third assessment of Office of Foundation Liaison (OFL) conducted by the Community Research Institute (CRI) at Grand Valley State University.

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Resource Type: Report



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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: 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: 04/2013

The Education Trust - Midwest is described as an organization made up of Michiganders who know well how their parents once prided themselves on the quality of Michigan's public schools and who have little to be proud of today.

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Resource Type: Report
Funding Area: Education



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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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Released: 11/2014

This annual research study from The Foundation Center estimates 2013 giving at $54.7 billion and the outlook for 2014 is for growth to continue ahead of inflation.

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Released: 11/2013

Jointly produced by the Knight Foundation and the Fund for Our Economic Future, the report captures insights from the Fund’s successes and struggles promoting funder collaboration in Northeast Ohio since its inception in 2004. It also provides valuable lessons for foundations, businesses and civic leaders partnering to address economic and societal challenges too large to be solved by any single organization in cities and regions around the country.

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Released: 08/2014

Planning to Win: The Just Enough Guide for Campaigners uses a six-step process to help organizations and coalitions build effective plans that lead to winning behavior, corporate or policy change campaigns.

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Resource Type: TemplateToolkit
Topic: Advocacy
Funding Area: Advocacy



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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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Released: 12/2014

New Rules on Costs, Reimbursement of Nonprofits Finalized. Governments at all levels – local, state, and federal – that hire nonprofits to deliver services are now required to reimburse nonprofits for the reasonable indirect costs (sometimes called “overhead” or “administrative” costs) they incur on behalf of governments when federal dollars are part of the funding stream.

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Resource Type: Fact Sheet



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