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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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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: 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: 12/2014

New Research on Women, Religiosity and Giving. Women Give 2014 examines the intersection of religiosity, gender, and age in a single analysis and finds a significant change in patterns of giving.

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Released: 12/2008

Most of foundations’ efforts to contribute ‘beyond the money’ has little beneficial impact on grantees. More than Money: Making a Difference with Assistance Beyond the Grant reveals that only when foundation staff provide assistance beyond the grant in one of two ways do grantees report a substantially more positive experience with their funders. Three exemplary foundations are profiled: Hartford Foundation for Public Giving, Winter Park Health Foundation, and the Wallace Foundation.

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