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Released: 08/2010

For anyone involved in social change communications, this report provides evidence and guidance on connecting people to stories that demonstrate what works.

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Released: 10/2012

Although co-funding is not a new idea recent efforts have contributed to a more sophisticated understanding of how to ensure that co-funding arrangements have the desired impact. This report is part of Grantmakers for Effective Organizations' Scaling What Works initiative.

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Resource Type: CollaborativeResearch



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Released: 09/2013

Idealware's Nonprofit Social Media Policy Workbook shows how to develop policies and practices for your organization.

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Topic: Social Media



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Released: 06/2010

The State of Metropolitan America is a signature effort of the Brookings Metropolitan Policy Program that portrays the demographic and social trends shaping the nation’s essential economic and societal units—its large metropolitan areas—and discusses what they imply for public policies to secure prosperity for these places and their populations.

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Audience: All Members



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Released: 07/2010

This report includes profiles 11 philanthropists who are giving generously during their lifetimes, explains the most-cited motivating factors for Giving While Living, and lays out a range of ways to set up and execute a Giving While Living program. This publication addresses some key steps for donors considering Giving While Living.

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Released: 04/2015

The latest estimated value of volunteer time is $23.07 per hour. The estimate helps acknowledge the millions of individuals who dedicate their time, talents, and energy to making a difference. Charitable organizations can use this estimate to quantify the enormous value volunteers provide.

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Released: 08/2011

The paper draws on a broad multi-disciplinary review of academic literature, both theory and applied research, regarding the “conclusive” components of effective coalitions.

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Released: 03/2019

Created by Public Sector Consultants and commissioned by CMF and the Michigan Nonprofit Association, this report details the extensive impact of the nonprofit sector and includes detailed data by county.

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Resource Type: ReportResearch



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Released: 10/2010

This paper from the Community Research Institute explores partnerships and collaboration from a foundation lens as philanthropy seeks to work together in new collaborative ways with each other, nonprofits/grantees, and additional partners across sectors in a rapidly changing context and landscape.

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Released: 09/2014

This event convened philanthropic, government, education, and community leaders to discuss strategies for meeting reading proficiency by third grade, closing the achievement gap for young boys of color, and providing all students with the opportunity to succeed in life.

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