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How Field Catalysts Galvanize Social Change

By Taz Hussein, Matt Plummer, and Bill Breen

Ending malaria. Achieving marriage equality. Dramatically reducing teen smoking. Surmounting these and other daunting social challenges can require an “invisible hand” that amplifies the efforts of many other players in the field. These behind-the-scenes catalysts are built to win campaigns, not to last forever, and they are galvanizing population-level change.

Putting Community First

By Eric Nee 2

Community foundations should reaffirm their unique role in the philanthropic landscape and focus on the needs of their geographic community.

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Data On Purpose | Do Good Data: Listening For Good

Valerie Threlfall of the Fund For Shared Insight, Krystle Onibokun of the Boys and Girls Club of the Peninsula, and Brad Dudding of the Center for Employment Opportunities talk about their experience with a new program that aims to build high quality feedback loops.

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