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. Thank you to our contributing authors from the following institutions and organizations.
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Current Issue: Volume 5, Issue 4 (2013)
Support for Sister-Affiliated Ministries During Challenging Times: Understanding a Foundation Initiative in Two Regions
Mark Small, Robert L. Fischer, Lynn Berner, and Stephanie Kripa Cooper-Lewter
Offices of Strategic Partnerships: Helping Philanthropy and Government Work Better Together
James M. Ferris and Nicholas P. O. Williams
If You Build It, They Will Come: Creating the Space and Support for Real-Time Strategic Learning
Jewlya Lynn, Rebecca Kahn, Phillip Chung, and Scott Downes
Goal-Free Evaluation: An Orientation for Foundations’ Evaluations
Brandon W. Youker and Allyssa Ingraham
Implementation and Evaluation of a Multidimensional Nutrition and Physical Activity Initiative Funded by a Community Health Foundation
James Pann, Angela Yehl, Peter Wood, Janisse Schoepp, Gabrielle Solomon, and Craig Enders