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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

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Teresa R. Behrens

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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


Creating Habits for Inclusive Change
Pennie Foster-Fishman and Erin Watson


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

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