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Released: 03/2015

This highly engaging 2015 report provides a compelling argument for “cognitive diversity” in the workplace and the need for a next generation definition of inclusion that addresses the needs of employees from the Millennial generation (1980 to 1995) who by 2025 will make up close to 75% of the workforce.

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Released: 09/2014

This highly readable and practical paper provides thoughtful and thought provoking evidence about the benefits of diversity and inclusion in learning and civic engagement. We highly recommend it to any foundation funding in those two issue area and/or working in and with community.

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Released: 09/2013

Good schools are, of course, essential, but not alone sufficient for the long-term academic, economic, and civic success of our nation’s young people. Rather, an integrated set of supports is needed in families, in all facets of communities, and, yes, in schools. Research, community wisdom, and common sense tell us that families, schools and the broader community need to work together to create integrated systems of support for each child— an approach that we term youth systems.

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Funding Area: Youth Development



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Released: 01/2015

A 2015 survey explores how Fidelity Charitable® donors plan their philanthropy. This survey report examines donors’ time invested in philanthropy, yearly giving objectives, and long-term philanthropic planning. It also uncovers how age, life stage, gift size, and gender impact these approaches.

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Released: 11/2015

This resource compiles all available session materials from CMF's 43rd Annual Conference.

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Released: 05/2015

Foundation Source’s 2015 Annual Report on Private Foundations provides a first look into the 2014 investment and grantmaking performance of private foundations with less than $50 million in assets.

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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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