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 2 (2019) Collaborative Learning - Free AccessThis open access issue, sponsored by the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, the Walton Family Foundation, the McKnight Foundation, and the Kauffman Foundation, is free to read.
Designing for Emergence: The McCune Charitable Foundation Grows Agency Across New Mexico
Marilyn Darling, Heidi Sparkes Guber, Jillaine Smith, and Wendy Lewis
Better Together: Engaging Stakeholders in Learning and Leadership to Guide Foundation Resources Toward Adaptive Systems Change
Nadine Long, Kimber P. Richter, Jennifer Elise Avers, and Rick Cagan
Learning Together: Cohort-Based Capacity Building and the Ripple Effects of Collaboration
Sonia Taddy-Sandino, Mary Gray, and Danielle Scaturro
From Idea to Initiative: Real-Time Learning for a Funder Collaborative on Nonprofit Strategic Restructuring
Way-Ting Chen, Lynn Alvarez, Carrie Harlow, Shannon Johnson, and Jennifer Price-Letscher
Below the Waterline: Developing a Transformational Learning Collaborative for Foundation Program Officers
Annie Martinie, Jaime Love, Michael Kelly, Kirsten Dueck, and Sarah Strunk
Evaluating for the Bigger Picture: Breaking Through the Learning and Evaluation Barriers to Advancing Community Systems-Change Field Knowledge
Thomas Kelly, Prudence Brown, Hanh Cao Yu, and Marie Colombo
More Than Listening: Harnessing the Power of Feedback to Drive Collaborative Learning
Clare Nolan, Kim Ammann Howard, Kelley D. Gulley, and Elizabeth Gonzalez
Learning About Neighborhood Change Through Funder-Grantee Collaboration
Debra Dahab, Brooke Finn, Lois Greco, and Nancy Kopf