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 3 (2018) Donor Intent and Legacy
Unplanned Donor Legacies: How to Avoid Them, and How One Family Foundation Corrected Course with an Evaluation
Saphira Maude Baker, Kelly Chopus, Casey Cox, and Anita McGinty
Leading With Values: Grants Management and the Case for More Consistent, Effective Grantmaking Practices
Elizabeth Myrick, Nikki Powell, and Tonia Bain
A Visionary Organization: From Donor Intent to New Horizons of Race and Gender Equity
Carolyn Chernoff and V Varun Chaudhry
Bringing Legacy to Life: How Video Storytelling Inspires Multigenerational Involvement in Family Philanthropy
Kelly C. Medinger and Debbie M. Brodsky