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 3 (2016) Special Issue - The Future of Community
Strengthening Youth Leadership in a Metropolitan Region: Examining Lessons From a Multiyear Community Foundation Initiative
Katie Richards-Schuster and Katie G. Brisson
Community Innovation Network Framework: A Model for Reshaping Community Identity
William P. Moore, Adena M. Klem, Cheryl L. Holmes, June Holley, and Carlie Houchen
Foundation Support of Immigrant Communities: Insights From a Survey of Immigrants in Minnesota’s Twin Cities
Nicole MartinRogers, Ryan Evans, and Paul Mattessich
Following the Money: An Analysis of Foundation Grantmaking for Community and Economic Development
Keith Wardrip, William Lambe, and Mels de Zeeuw
Knowledge as Leadership, Belonging as Community: How Canadian Community Foundations Are Using Vital Signs for Social Change
Susan Phillips, Ian Bird, Laurel Carlton, and Lee Rose
A New Domain for Place-Rooted Foundations: Economic Development Philanthropy
Deborah Markley, Janet Topolsky, Don Macke, Travis Green, and Kristin Feierabend