Exemplary grantmakers follow evidence, not presumptions, and recognize that effective strategy requires transforming enough things, not everything.
New research explores the role of foundations in the development of the new SIB market.
The language, tools, processes, and practices of philanthropy have evolved steadily and dramatically, but strategy needs rescuing.
Most funders are not adequately tapping into existing data and knowledge to better inform their grantmaking.
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Measuring impact is so tough that many funders give up, but there are some insightful and actionable tools for funders that aren’t daunting.
The Joyce Foundation is finding success with gun violence prevention through policy efforts, using research that sheds light on causes and trends.
A new eBook captures discussion and debate around how to strengthen the social sector “information infrastructure.”