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 2 (2014)
Transparency, Performance Assessment, and Awareness of Nonprofits’ Challenges: Are Foundations and Nonprofits Seeing Eye to Eye?
Ellie Buteau, Mark Chaffin, and Ramya Gopal
Raising the Bar – Integrating Cultural Competence and Equity: Equitable Evaluation
Jara Dean-Coffey, Jill Casey, and Leon D. Caldwell
Improving Care and Service Coordination for Vulnerable Populations Through Collaboratives: One Funder’s Approach, Impact, and Implications for the Field
Lisa Payne Simon, Amber Slichta, and Ann F. Monroe
Where Heart Meets Smart: The Making of a Grantmaker
Elizabeth A. Castillo, Mary B. McDonald, and Christina P. Wilson
Public-Philanthropic Partnerships: A Review of Recent Trends
Alan Abramson, Benjamin Soskis, and Stefan Toeopler
From Citywide to Neighborhood-Based: Two Decades of Learning, Prioritization, and Strategic Action to Build the Skillman Foundation’s Youth-Development Systems
Della M. Hughes, Marie Colombo, Laura A. Hughes, Sara Plachta Elliott, and Andrew Schneider-Munoz