NewTime is of the Essence: Foundations and the Policies of Limited Life and Endowment Spend-down
Research report to The Apsen Institute, based on five case studies. October, 2009.
New On the Money - Key Financial Challenges Facing NonProfits - and How Grantmakers Can Help
Report from Grantmakers for Effective Organizations, Fall, 2009.
New The Nonprofit Starvation Cycle addresses systemic problems that handicap development of sustaining infrastructure in nonprofit organizations. Stanford Social Innovations Review, Fall, 2009.
Building Diversity: A Survey of California Foundation Demographics, Policies and Practices
Foundation Center, September, 2009 (PDF)
Strategies Being Used by Nonprofit Leaders to Cope with the Nation's Economic Crisis
Report from National Council on Nonprofits, as part of its continuing series on Economic Stimulus and Recovery, collects findings from several national and state specific surveys on strategies being used. August, 2009.
Kids Count Data Center
Compendium of data measuring child wellbeing, including data by state and topic. Data center by Annie E. Casey Foundation.
Moving to Higher Ground, Potential Roles for Philanthropy in Helping Washington's Communities Cope with Disaster
Statewide Disaster Preparedness Assessment for the Philanthropic Sector in Washington
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, The Seattle Foundation, United Way of King County, June, 2009.
Broad Benefits - Health Related Giving by Private and Community Foundations
Rigorous examination of financial support by foundations to underserved communities. The Philanthropy Collaborative, June, 2008.
2008 Study of High Net Worth Philanthropy, Issues Driving Charitable Activities Among Affluent Households
Researched and written by The Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University and sponsored by Bank of America, March 2009.
The Impact of Giving Together: Giving Circles' Influence on Members' Philanthropic and Civic Behavoirs, Knowledge and Attitudes
Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers, University of Nebraska and Center on Philanthropy at University of Indiana. May, 2009.
Venture Philanthropy Partners Chairman's Corner
Mario Morino addresses the convergence of vectors—talent, mindset, and technologies— that create conditions for unprecedented commercial and social innovation. April, 2009.
Business Professionals' Attitudes Toward Corporate Philanthropy and Service During A Recession
A Special Report from The Taproot Foundation, April, 2009.
Foundation Growth and Giving Estimates, Current Outlook
Foundation Center, March, 2009.
Highlights of Foundation Giving Trends
Foundation Center, February, 2009.
More Than Money, Making a Difference with Assistance Beyond the Grant
Center for Effective Philanthropy, December, 2008.
The Social and Economic Value of Community and Private Foundations
The Philanthropic Collaborative, December, 2008.
Risk, Return and Social Impact: Demystifying the Law of Mission Investing by U.S. Foundations
FSG Social Impact Advisors, October, 2008.
Project Streamline Improving Grant Application and Reporting
Online Newsletter, Current Issue.
"I'm Not Rockefeller" 33 High Net Worth Philanthropists Discuss Their Approach to Giving
The Center for High Impact Philanthropy, University of Pennsylvania, September, 2008.
"Come on in. The Water's Fine." An Exploration of Web 2.0 Strategy and Its Emerging Impact on Foundation Communications.
Brotherton Strategies for The Communications Network, September, 2008.
Mobilizing Change: 10 Nonprofit Policy Proposals To Strengthen U.S. Communities
The Aspen Institute, June, 2008.
What Drives Foundation Expenses and Compensation, Results of a Three Year Study
The Urban Institute, Guidestar, and the Foundation Center, April, 2008.