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Resources for Building Multi-Generational Involvement in your Family Foundation on 06/13/19
View the history of the Grantmakers of Western Pennsylvania Board of Directors since 1985.
Developed by GWP members, the 2017 Legislative Agenda outlines the organization's public policy priorities.
The Ford Institute for Community Building, a program of The Ford Family Foundation, works to help community leaders learn how to implement local solutions based on principles of effective community building. This paper describes the development and work of the The Ford Institute for Community Building.
A benchmark project that will encourage funders to adopt intentional investment strategies to support the long-term stability of this sector.
The POISE Foundation recently announced the publication of their first position paper entitled, “Strengthening Black Families: A Case for Philanthropic Investment.”
On June 26th, GWP members had the opportunity to take a deeper look at the framework of this paper and discuss POISE’s rational behind their shift to a family-centered approach and the Strengthening Black Families (SBF) program strategy as a promising case example.
Resources from Catalyzing Investment in Opportunity Zones presentation at 2019 CF Gathering.
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.