Funder Briefing

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Released: 08/2010

Federal officials presented the Opening Doors report to the Obama Administration, detailing the nation's first comprehensive strategy to prevent and end homelessness.

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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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Resource Type: Funder Briefing
Funding Area: EnvironmentHealth



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Released: 08/2015

With college costs rising and students’ debt load mounting, there’s a growing national debate over how to make higher education affordable. What’s missing from the conversation is a clear and common understanding of what “affordable” means to students and families. To address that gap and reset the conversation around college affordability, Lumina Foundation today released the Affordability Benchmark for Higher Education—a framework that clearly defines college affordability in terms of what families and students can and should pay.

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Resource Type: Best PracticeFunder Briefing
Topic: Education
Funding Area: Higher Education



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Released: 06/2015

This brief explores the ways youth-employment program providers can help young people who are out of the labor force and out of school obtain valuable work experience or further education.

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Released: 08/2015

This brief from GEO features suggestions from foundations which have actively supported their grantees in the areas of assessing internal capacity for evaluation, building grantee ownership of the evaluation process, and explores various evaluation training techniques.

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Audience: All Members



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Released: 08/2015

This analysis provides greater insight into the extent to which Black and Hispanic adults with health coverage face disparities in access to and utilization of care and whether these disparities vary between Medicaid enrollees and privately insured adults. It is based on data from the 2014 Kaiser Survey of Low-Income Americans.

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Audience: All Members
Topic: Advocacy
Funding Area: Health