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Released: 06/2008

Drowning in Paperwork: Distracted From Purpose examined grantmakers application and reporting practices and their impact on grantmakers and grantseekers.

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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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Released: 06/2014

Preview of key facts on U.S. Foundations, 2014 Edition, the primary publication which documents the overall size of the U.S. foundation community.

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Resource Type: External LinkFact SheetReport
Audience: All Members



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Released: 09/2013

Based on analysis of data collected this report examines the ways in which these high-capacity, Jewish next gen donors think about and experience philanthropy. It hones in on the ways they learn about giving, are motivated to give, and want to approach their own philanthropy.

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Released: 10/2013

This fourth and latest report from the Council of Michigan Foundations (CMF) shares the learning journey and organizational change efforts underway in eight CMF community, family and independent foundations that participate in the Peer Action Learning Network (PALN) and provides important lessons learned to guide other foundations interested in following this path.

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Resource Type: CMF PublicationReport
Audience: All Members



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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: 10/2013

This paper contains a detailed and up-to-date lay of the land on teacher evaluation policies across 50 states, an in-depth look at policy in states promising ambitious teacher evaluation systems and a compliation of some of the important lessons learned.

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Resource Type: External LinkReport
Topic: Evaluation
Funding Area: Education



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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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Released: 01/2005

From the National Network of Fiscal Sponsors, detailed guidelines for fiscal sponsorships.

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Topic: Finance



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Released: 09/2012

This report explores how variations in foundations' characteristics, activities, and giving levels influence charitable (program-related) administrative expense levels for a sample of the largest independent foundations between 2007 and 2009.

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Resource Type: ReportResearch
Audience: All Members



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