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 11, Issue 4 (2019)
Moving Upstream: An Intersectoral Collaboration to Build Sustainable Planning Capacity in Rural and Appalachian Communities
Laura Milazzo, Holly Raffle, and Matthew Courser
Building Nonprofit Capacity to Achieve Greater Impact: Lessons From the U.S.-Mexico Border
Meg Loomis, Shirly Thomas, and Carla Taylor
Making Health Equity Real: Implementing a Commitment to Engage the Community Through Fellowships
Saphira M. Baker and Mark D. Constantine
Balancing the Competing Demands of Strategic Philanthropy: The Case of the Delaware River Watershed Initiative
Edward W. Wilson, Carol Bromer, and David LaRoche
Strengthening the Ecosystem of Capacity-Building Service Providers: A Case for Why It Matters
Caroline Altman Smith and Carla Taylor
The Cultivation Approach to Place-Based Philanthropy: Evaluation Findings from the Clinton Foundation’s Community Health Transformation Initiative
Douglas Easterling, Sabina Gesell, Laura McDuffee, Whitney Davis, and Tanha Patel
Can Coaching Help Community Partnerships Promote Health Equity, Community Engagement, and Policy, Systems, and Environmental Changes? Results From an Evaluation
Jung Y. Kim, Lisa Schottenfeld, and Michael Cavanaugh