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 12, Issue 2 (2020)
Is More Always Better? A Reflection on the Dynamic Nature of Nationally and Regionally Focused Funder Collaboratives
Jo Carcedo, Merry Davis, Megan Folkerth, Lori Grubstein, and Chris Kabel
Coherent Assistance in Education Improvement: How Foundations Can Help
Ann Jaquith and Rosa Chavez
Lessons From the Assessment for Learning Project: Strategies for Building an Authentic Learning Community
Heather Lewis-Charp, Daniela Berman, Sarah Lench, and Tony Siddall
Turning Changemaking Inward: How One Health Philanthropy Transformed Its Grantmaking Approach to Drive Deeper Impact
Christina Ellis, Laura Pinsoneault, Sarah Deering, Jesse Ehrenfeld, Erin Fabian, and Cheryl Maurana
Women’s Grantmaking for Economic Security: The Work of One Coalition
Elizabeth May Gillespie