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.
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Current Issue: Volume 6, Issue 3 (2014) Grantmaking Practices
The Impact Grants Initiative: Community-Participatory Grantmaking Modeled on Venture Philanthropy
Adin Miller, Elisa Gollub, Ilana Kaufman, and Adina Danzig Epelman
Climbing the Mountain: An Approach to Planning and Evaluating Public-Policy Advocacy
Sam Gill and Tom Freedman
Financial Analysis for Measuring and Comparing Risk in Grantmaking Portfolios
Sheena Ashley and Lewis Faulk
In Other Words, the Budgets Are Fake: Why One Funder Eliminated Grantee Budgets to Improve Financial Due Diligence
Molly Schultz Hafid and Carol Cantwell