The opioid epidemic affects Pennsylvanians from every walk of life. Rich, poor, black, white, young, or old – the opioid crisis is unprecedented in its reach and devastation.
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This case study of the Council of Michigan Foundations' Peer Action Learning Network (PALN) is part of a report from New York University's Wagner Research Center for Leadership in Action. It explores the power of learning communities to build connections and knowledge to increase organizations’ community impact.
Resources: GWP Funder Briefing: Youth Risk Behavior in Allegheny County April 21, 2020
Program Resources from Disability Inclusion in Philanthropy on 11/16/2021
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Foundations Facilitate Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: Partnering with Community and Nonprofits, a report by the OMG Center for Collaborative Learning, confirms that foundations can, in fact, facilitate diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) through their grantmaking processes and their partnerships with nonprofits—and identifies eight specific practices for foundations to emulate.
The POISE Foundation recently announced the publication of their first position paper entitled, “Strengthening Black Families: A Case for Philanthropic Investment.”
This webinar highlights the current situation of separation and detention, how current and past policies are impacting communities and families in Pennsylvania, and will highlight immediate and long term actions funders can take.
This guide was developed by a joint working group of the Council on Foundations and the European Foundation Centre. It identifies eight principles of good disaster grantmaking and offers a number of tips to help grantmakers address disasters more effectively, including facts and figures about recent major disasters around the world and a list of useful disaster information websites.
On this call, funding colleagues addressed statewide education advocacy efforts currently underway; including current priorities and challenges, the role their organizations play in these initiativ
Resources from GWP's 12/3/2013 program, A Conversation on Capitalization and Community
The annual Council on Foundations-Commonfund investment report for private and community foundations is now available.
Resources from Implementation Science 101 workshop held on February 20, 2019.
Resources from Administrative Learning Network Roundtable 09/04/2019
Resources from Nonprofit Finance Basics session on 9/21/23.
This study of family foundations in 2008 summarizes key findings regarding how many active family foundations are planning to spend down or exist in perpetuity (or have not yet made a decision), and examines their motivations and decision-making.