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 10, Issue 4 (2018) Inclusive Community Change
Community Navigation as a Field of Practice: Reframing Service Delivery to Meet the Needs of Communities’ Marginalized Populations
Joby Schaffer, M. Julie Patiño, P. Barclay Jones, and LaDawn Sullivan
By Us and For Us: A Story of Early Childhood Development Systems Change and Results in a Rural Context
Lisa Payne Simon, Kirsten Scobie, Phoebe Backler, Catherine McDowell, Charles Cotton, Susan Cloutier, and Clare Nolan
A New Tool for New Times? Using Geographic Information Systems in Foundations and Other Nonprofit Organizations
Jeffrey L. Brudney and Christopher R. Prentice
Thriving Communities: A Model for Community-Engaged Grantmaking
Mary Francis, Colleen Desmond, Jeffrey Williams, Jennifer Chubinski, Jennifer Zimmerman, and Ashlee Young
Equity for All: Building the Infrastructure for Change Through Community-First Funder Collaboratives
Ellen Braff-Guajardo, Kaying Hang, Leslie Cooksy, Monica Braughton, and Fontane Lo
A Partnered Approach to School Change in a Rural Community: Reflections and Recommendations
Sara Rimm-Kaufman, Mary Fant Donnan, Dianne Garcia, Melinda Snead-Johnson, Eugene Kotulka, and Lia Sandilos
An End to Business as Usual: Nurturing Authentic Partnerships to Create Lasting Community Change
Jeffrey Sunshine and Bernadette Sangalang