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The Village Movement

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Publication date: 
05/2018

The Village model is gaining national attention as an affordable option for seniors who want to age-in- place. Villages are not-for-profit membership organizations offering comprehensive support and social engagement to seniors wanting to maintain independence. Villages are locally developed (often initiated within neighborhoods), self-governing, and self-supporting. Approximately two-thirds of Villages are independent nonprofits while others may be operated as a program under a larger, local senior services organization.

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Commonfund Report on Investment Returns

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Publication date: 
02/2016

The annual Council on Foundations-Commonfund investment report for private and community foundations is now available. For 2014, private foundations reported an average investment return of 6.1 percent and community foundations reported 4.8 percent (both net of investment fees). Members may access the full report here.

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Meet the Grantmakers: Capacity Building

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Publication date: 
08/2015

A joint effort by Grantmakers of Western Pennsylvania and the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh – Nonprofit Resource Center, this program provided an opportunity for grantseekers to enrich their understanding about organizations in our region that support nonprofit capacity building efforts.  Representatives from several local funding agencies provided an overview of their initiatives, briefly describing their giving priorities, types of capacity building support (grants/technical assistance), application guidelines, how and when decisions are made, and more!  

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Kids Count Data Book

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Publication date: 
07/2015

Annie E. Casey Foundation has just released this year’s edition of its annual report on child well-being, the KIDS COUNT Data Book. This respected state-by-state report details what child poverty looks like in the U.S. today.

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California Endowment’s Building Healthy Communities

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Publication date: 
07/2015

Building Healthy Communities (BHC) is a 10 year, $1 billion comprehensive community initiative launched by The California Endowment in 2010 to advance statewide policy, change the narrative, and transform 14 of California’s communities most devastated by health inequities into places where all people have an opportunity to thrive.

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