The Foundation Review is the first peer-reviewed journal of philanthropy, written by and for foundation staff and boards, and those who work with them implementing programs. It provides rigorous research and writing, presented in an accessible style.
Our mission: To share evaluation results, tools, and knowledge about the philanthropic sector in order to improve the practice of grantmaking, yielding greater impact and innovation.
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Current Issue: Volume 8, Issue 4 (2016) Colorado Philanthropy
How Do You Measure Up? Finding Fit Between Foundations and Their Evaluation Functions
Julia Coffman and Tanya Beer
Disrupting a Foundation to Put Communities First in Colorado Philanthropy
Nancy Csuti and Gwyn Barley
Reconciling Community-Based Versus Evidence-Based Philanthropy: A Case Study of The Colorado Trust’s Early Initiatives
Douglas Easterling and Deborah Main
Mission Shift: Using and Evaluating Strategic Communications to Implement Organizational Change
Taryn Fort and Kelci Price
Tackling Big Issues Together: The Story of One Funders Network Promoting the Mental Health of Young Children
Whitney Gustin Connor, Colleen Church, and Barbara Yondorf