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 1 (2016)
The Unified Outcomes Project: Evaluation Capacity Building, Communities of Practice, and Evaluation Coaching
Jay Wade, Leanne Kallemeyn, David Ensminger, Molly Baltman, and Tania Rempert
Emergent Learning: A Framework for Whole-System Strategy, Learning, and Adaptation
Marilyn Darling, Heidi Guber, Jillaine Smith, and James Stiles
The Philanthropic Collaborative for a Healthy Georgia: Building a Public-Private Partnership With Pooled Funding
Karen Minyard, Mary Ann Phillips, and Susan Baker
Internal Culture, External Impact: How a Change-Making Culture Positions Foundations to Achieve Transformational Change
Amy Celep, Sara Brenner, and Rachel Mosher-Williams
Assessing a Foundation’s Contribution to Public-Policy Change: A New Framework
Barbara Masters, Gigi Barsoum, Sandra Martinez, and Fatima Angeles
InQuiry: A Participatory Approach for Understanding Stakeholder Perceptions
Matthew Militello, Christopher Janson, and Drew Tonissen
Foundations Supporting Research and Innovation in Europe: Results and Lessons From the Eufori Study
Barbara Gouwenberg, Danique Ali, Barry Hoolwerf, Rene Bekkers, Theo Schuyt, and Jan Smit