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Released: 11/2012

This case study of the Peer Action Learning Network (PALN) is part of a report from New York University's Wagner Research Center for Leadership in Action. It explores the power of learning communities to build connections and knowledge to increase organizations’ community impact.

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Released: 09/2014

Sponsored and curated by the Collective Impact Forum, this new publication shares cutting-edge thinking from 22 practitioners, funders, community organizers, and thought-leaders.

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Released: 10/2014

This resource compiles all available session materials from CMF's 42nd Annual Conference.

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Released: 05/2014

This newly released report maps the landscape of work in the area of black male achievement and offers recommendations for what it will take to strengthen the field moving forward.

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Released: 09/2014

This new publication by Dr. Ira Strumwasser focuses on prevention interventions that are proven to be effective in improving quality, improving health, and/or saving money.

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Funding Area: HealthMedical ResearchMedicine



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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: 11/2014

Largely beneath the radar, a small but growing group has begun pursuing the innovative path explored in this report. Mostly in small steps—but sometimes in larger ways—they are adopting elements of what could emerge as a new anchor mission to deploy all resources to build community wealth.

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Funding Area: Community Development



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Released: 11/2014

Foundation Source has published a new report to provide insight into the asset allocation and investment trends of private foundations with less than $50 million in assets.

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Topic: Investments



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Released: 01/2013

This occasional paper from the Kettering Foundation is written by Peter Pennekamp, former executive director of the Humboldt Area Foundation. It explores the questions of why and how community democracy can be both a cultural choice and an organizing system for philanthropy.

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Topic: Collaboration



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Released: 12/2014

Most funders agree that effective grantmaking requires pursuing a range of complementary approaches. Direct grants are the lifeblood of organizations and the cornerstone of funder practice, but grantmakers also provide critical value when they help grantees develop organizational leadership and governance, strengthen strategic collaborations with peers, network with new allies, and expand field knowledge, among other things.

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Funding Area: EducationAdvocacySustainability



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