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 3 (2019)
How Can Foundations Promote Impactful Collaboration?
Douglas Easterling and Laura McDuffee
Leveraging Effective Consulting to Advance Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Philanthropy
Stephanie Clohesy, Jara Dean-Coffey, and Lisa McGill
Growth of Community-Based Giving Days in the United States: The Landscape and Effects
Catherine Humphries Brown and Abhishek Bhati
Using a Decision-Making Placemat to Inform Strategy
Christine Baker Mitton, Adrienne Mundorf, Kris Putnam-Walkerly, and Susanna Krey
Scaling Programs With Research Evidence and Effectiveness (SPREE)
Nan Maxwell and Scott Richman
Strengthening Support for Grantees: Four Lessons for Foundations
Anna J. Bettis and Susan Pepin