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Released: 05/2007

Information and data on Michigan foundations and corporate giving programs along with helpful tips on researching, applying and getting grants.

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Released: 08/2013

This report provides a guide for organizations to better understand the Millennial generation, immerse them in the cause, and maximize the impact of their interest, time, and giving.

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Released: 09/2013

The second edition of CCS's Snapshot of Today’s Philanthropic Landscape is intended to serve as a guidebook for navigating the philanthropic terrain in the United States.

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Resource Type: ReportResearch
Audience: All Members



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Released: 11/2013

United States International Grantmaking (USIG) is a project of the Council on Foundations in partnership with the International Center for Not-For-Profit Law. The USIG project facilitates effective and responsible international grantmaking by U.S. foundations.

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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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Released: 08/2005

This research project finds that regional alliances take multiple forms and, despite inherent challenges and potential pitfalls, are a valuable vehicle for community foundations seeking to minimize operating costs and enhance service quality.

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Released: 12/2007

This study of high net-worth philanthropy explores the philanthropic patterns of high net-worth households by looking for statistical differences in the way certain groups of individuals donate relative to other high net-worth households.

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Released: 12/2013

This report, based on a 2013 survey by CEP, reports on foundations who make at least $5 million in grants annually and the CEOs’ attitudes and practices in relation to foundation impact.

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Released: 03/2014

To inform public debate about assisted housing policy and strengthen policy outcomes, Housing Assistance Matters highlights research and analysis about the need for and benefits of well-managed public and assisted housing.

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Funding Area: Housing/Shelter



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Released: 03/2007

This guide will help you understand the basics of community endowments and how to create one.

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