Sector Leadership & Collaboration

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Released: 05/2014

Philamplify is an initiative that aims to maximize the impact of our country’s grantmakers.

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Released: 12/2009

Philanthropists and governments have long used prizes to drive innovation and engagement to produce societal benefit, but the use of this powerful instrument is undergoing a renaissance. Philanthropic prizes are growing in number and size, are appearing in new forms, and are being applied to a wider range of societal objectives by a wider range of sponsors than ever before. Not all of the growth has been positive, however, as the many overlapping prizes and growing clutter of the sector attests. In response, current and potential participants are asking when they should use prizes, and how they can develop and deliver effective ones.

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Resource Type: Report
Audience: All Members



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Released: 02/2015

Representatives of nonprofit organizations awarded grants through Kresge’s Climate Resilience and Urban Opportunity Initiative, and other foundation partners, gathered to discuss ways to strengthen climate-resilience in low-income communities. This conversation was part of a two-day convening. Rip Rapson, Kresge's president and CEO, spoke with Marian Urquilla as part of the convening.

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Resource Type: Video
Audience: All Members



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Released: 05/2015

This report explores the extent to which foundations are engaging in practices like impact investing and negative screening.

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Resource Type: Research, Data & Reports



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Released: 09/2015

This report explores the collaboration of charitable foundation and public leaders to fuel growth in Grand Rapids. 

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Released: 03/2015

With support from The C.S. Mott Foundation, the American Youth Policy Forum (AYPF) investigated and documented pathways into postsecondary education and the workforce for older, vulnerable youth in Michigan with the goal of providing information to create a more robust dialogue amongst key state-level stakeholders.

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Resource Type: Report
Funding Area: Youth Development



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Released: 07/2015

The Vitality Institute Commission on Health Promotion and the Prevention of Chronic Disease in Working-Age Americans made five actionable recommendations to close gaps in empirical evidence on prevention, place prevention at the center of health policies and actions in the U.S. and work with stakeholders from all sectors to prevent major non-communicable diseases.

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Resource Type: Report
Audience: All Members



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Released: 12/2016

This annual industry forecast provides foundation leaders must-know information about the social economy — private capital used for public good.

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Resource Type: Research, Data & Reports



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