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Released: 12/2014

The Charles Stewart Mott Foundation has launched a micro website to share lessons learned in more than 35 years of supporting the community foundation field. The site offers key lessons and insights and highlights the Mott Foundation's legacy of partnering with community foundations to advance their vital work in strengthening communities.

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Released: 03/2015

The Coalition for the Future of Detroit Schoolchildren spent over 12 weeks coming up with a bold set of recommendations to change Detroit — and Michigan — schools for the better for all students. After months of research, expert testimony, analysis, data-crunching, and lots and lots of debate, the recommendations are here.

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Released: 04/2015

This blog post reaffirms the findings of the “Radical Transformation” report included on this site and it provides links to several useful resources. Highly relevant for community, corporate, family and independent foundations.

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Released: 07/2014

The report, “The State of Diversity in Environmental Organizations: Mainstream NGOs, Foundations & Government Agencies,” is the most comprehensive report on diversity in the environmental movement. It surveyed 191 environmental non-profits, 74 government environmental agencies, and 28 leading environmental grant making foundations to investigate their gender and racial diversity composition, the majority of which state diversification as a “value.” The study included confidential interviews of 21 environmental leaders from diverse backgrounds and experience.

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Funding Area: Environment



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Released: 01/2014

Good data are essential for smart policy, and the lack of reliable data has hindered progress on gender equality and women’s empowerment. Evidence-based policy to increase gains for women and girls was a priority for U.S. Secretary of State Hillary R. Clinton, who announced the creation of Data2X in 2012. The initiative—powered by the United Nations Foundation, with support from the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation—is a platform for partners to work together on gender data.

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Funding Area: Women and Girls



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Released: 05/2013

This website, www.grants.gov, is the source to find and apply for federal government grants from over 1,000 grant programs offered by all federal grant making agencies.

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