One funder’s unusual reporting and evaluation system is proving very helpful to grantees.
The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation and Stanford Social Innovation Review have partnered to publish a 15-part series of articles exploring whether and how philanthropy and nonprofits can improve US voter turnout and civic participation.
Five grant performance measurement traps and how to avoid them.
Even foundations that don’t have an impact investment program can catalyze market-based social innovations by getting creative with how they structure their grants.
Two federal agencies have removed barriers that have discouraged foundations and pension funds from seeking out impact investments.
A four-point framework for funders to advance a low-carbon future using their entire endowment.
Corporate philanthropy can play a powerful role in addressing pervasive public health problems—a look at three effective practices from the Merck Childhood Asthma Network.
Five simple rules for foundations seeking to create lasting social change.
It’s time for more foundations and philanthropists to make $10 million plus grants to social change organizations.
In 2002 the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation made two long-term mega-grants—one to CalTech for $300 million and the other to Conservation International for $395 million.