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Smashing Silos

Full title: Smashing Silos in Philanthropy: Multi-Issue Advocacy and Organizing for Real Results

By Niki Jagpal and Kevin Laskowski

Published: November 2013

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In this report, NCRP urges foundations that want to see breakthroughs on issues including poverty alleviation, protecting our environment, improving our education system and other complex issues to fund cross-issue grassroots organizations as part of their overall grantmaking strategy. These organizations organize and mobilize multiple constituents and citizens to cultivate the power, leadership and relationships necessary to move the needle toward lasting solutions.

State of Multi-Year Funding 2011

Full title: The Philanthropic Landscape: The State of Multi-Year Funding 2011

By Niki Jagpal and Kevin Laskowski

Published: May 2013

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Looking at the 2011 data, The State of Multi-Year Funding found that nearly 90 percent of the top U.S. foundations in the sample did not report any multi-year grantmaking in 2011, which is consistent with results from previous years' analyses.

State of General Operating Support 2011

Full title: The Philanthropic Landscape: The State of General Operating Support 2011

By Niki Jagpal and Kevin Laskowski

Published: May 2013

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The State of General Operating Support 2011 found some hopeful signs: we saw a notable bump in share of grant dollars reported as core support, from 16 percent average in 2008-2010 to 24 percent in 2011.

State of Social Justice Philanthropy 2011

Full title: The Philanthropic Landscape: The State of Social Justice Philanthropy 2011

By Niki Jagpal and Kevin Laskowski

Published: May 2013

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According to The State of Social Justice Philanthropy 2011 giving around policy and community engagement to address pressing social problems dipped to 12 percent, compared to the 15 percent average in 2008-2010.

Giving to Underserved Communities 2011

Full title: The Philanthropic Landscape: The State of Giving to Underserved Communities 2011

By Niki Jagpal and Kevin Laskowski

Published: May 2013

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Numbers from The State of Giving to Underserved Communities 2011 show that there was a slight increase in giving to benefit marginalized groups, broadly defined, such as the economically disadvantaged, racial/ethnic minorities, LGBTQ citizens and others, at 42 percent in 2011 compared to 40 percent average in 2008-2010.

Full title: Corporate Philanthropy and Public Reporting: Sunshine or Shadow?

Published: May 1988

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Corporate Philanthropy and Public Reporting examines the availability of information to the public regarding corporate philanthropy.

Full title: Foundations and Public Information: Sunshine or Shadow?

Published: May 1980

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This study examines the written information that the country's largest foundations voluntarily make available to the public and focuses on foundations' efforts to inform the public.

Real Results

Full title: Real Results: Why Strategic Philanthropy is Social Justice Philanthropy

By Niki Jagpal and Kevin Laskowski

Published: January 2013

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In this report, NCRP contends that strategic philanthropy is limited by its top-down, technocratic approach and recommends the use of approaches familiar to social justice philanthropy to address these limitations. The authors draw on common themes seen in the High Impact Strategies for Philanthropy report series to demonstrate how a social justice approach produces concrete results and society-wide benefits regardless of issue focus.

Take And Give

Full title: Take And Give: The Crimes and Philanthropy of Bank of America, Wells Fargo, Goldman Sachs and JPMorgan Chase

By Sean Dobson

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This report examines the philanthropic claims made by Bank of America, Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan Chase and Wells Fargo to offset bad publicty from their role in the economic meltdown of 2008 and serial law breaking.

State of Social Justice Philanthropy 2008-2010

Full title: The Philanthropic Landscape: The State of Social Justice Philanthropy 2008-2010

By Niki Jagpal and Kevin Laskowski

Published: November 2012

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The State of Social Justice Philanthropy finds that giving to empower underserved groups increased from 12 percent of grant dollars in 2004-2006 to 15 percent in 2008-2010. NCRP also notes that social justice philanthropy gives grantmakers maximum impact and leverage. Recent studies show that for every dollar invested in policy and civic engagement, there is a return of $115 in community benefit.

Giving to Underserved Communities 2008-2010

Full title: The Philanthropic Landscape: The State of Giving to Underserved Communities 2008-2010

By Niki Jagpal and Kevin Laskowski

Published: November 2012

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The State of Giving to Underserved Communities reports that the proportion of foundation grant dollars classified as benefiting economically disadvantaged people, the elderly, women and girls and other marginalized groups was 40 percent in the 2008 to 2010 time period, up from 33 percent in 2004 to 2006.

State of General Operating Support 2008-2010

Full title: The Philanthropic Landscape: The State of General Operating Support 2008-2010

By Niki Jagpal and Kevin Laskowski

Published: November 2012

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In The State of General Operating Support, NCRP notes that reported core support dollars increased 34 percent but the share of such grants remained unchanged at 16 percent of total giving compared to a similar analysis of data from 2004 to 2006.

The State of Multi-Year Funding 2008-2010

Full title: The Philanthropic Landscape: The State of Multi-Year Funding 2008-2010

By Niki Jagpal and Kevin Laskowski

Published: November 2012

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Looking at data from 2004 to 2010, The State of Multi-Year Funding finds that multi-year grantmaking in 2009 fell 21 percent to $5.5 billion during a time when total grantmaking declined only by 13 percent. In September 2012, NCRP recalled a previous version of the study after learning of a programming error from the data source. This revised edition more accurately reflects recent trends.

Cultivating the Grassroots

Full title: Cultivating the Grassroots: A Winning Approach for Environment and Climate Funders

By Sarah Hansen

Published: February 2012

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Cultivating the Grassroots argues that more money needs to go towards grassroots organizing and advocacy for the environment and climate change movements to regain momentum and win important legislative and regulatory battles. Environment and climate funders can become effective resources of a strong and successful movement for change by decreasing their reliance on national advocacy groups and increasing funding for grassroots communities that are directly impacted by environmental harms.

Assessing the Philanthropic Component...

Full title: Assessing the Philanthropic Component of a Proposed Bank Merger's Public Benefit

Published: February 2012

With this paper, NCRP urges federal bank regulators to set in place concrete standards to evaluate claims banks make about their philanthropy when seeking approval of proposed mergers and offers the first-ever tools needed to assess these claims. Based on best practices in institutional giving, the paper defines detailed standards of excellence on the transparency, quantity and effectiveness of a bank’s philanthropy.

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Leveraging Limited Dollars

Full title: Leveraging Limited Dollars: How Grantmakers Achieve Tangible Results by Funding Policy and Community Engagement

Published: January 2012

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This report distills findings from more than 400 pages of research amassed over three years as part of NCRP’s Grantmaking for Community Impact Project (GCIP). The project documented $26.6 billion in benefits for taxpayers and communities in 13 states, and found that every dollar grantmakers and other donors invested in policy and civic engagement provided a return of $115 in community benefit.

Fusing Arts, Culture and Social Change

By Holly Sidford

Published: October 2011

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Fusing Arts, Culture and Social Change outlines compelling demographic, aesthetic and economic reasons for foundations to rethink their grantmaking practices to stay current with changes in the cultural sector and to continue to be relevant to the evolving needs of our communities. Regardless of its history or primary philanthropic focus, every foundation investing in the arts can make fairness and equity core principles of its grantmaking.

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Strengthening Democracy, Increasing ...

Full title: Strengthening Democracy, Increasing Opportunities: Impacts of Advocacy, Organizing and Civic Engagement in the Gulf/Midsouth Region

Published: May 2011

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"Strengthening Democracy, Increasing Opportunities: Impacts of Advocacy, Organizing and Civic Engagement in the Gulf/Midsouth Region" by Frontline Solutions looks at how 20 nonprofit organizations in Alabama, Arkansas, Louisiana and Mississippi and their allies leveraged foundation grants to secure nearly $114 of benefit for every dollar spent for Gulf/Midsouth residents. The report is the seventh from NCRP's Grantmaking for Community Impact Project (GCIP) series.

Towards Transformative Change in Health...

Full title: Towards Transformative Change in Health Care: High Impact Strategies for Philanthropy

Published: April 2011

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This report seeks to answer the questions:

-How can grantmakers in health have the most success in improving health outcomes?
-Who are the grantmakers that are successfully addressing health outcomes and health policy, and how is this being done?

Author Terri Langston and NCRP recommend two strategies for health funders to improve significantly the impact of their philanthropy: allocating at least 50 percent of their grant dollars to benefit underserved communities and 25 towards advocacy, community organizing and civic engagement that promotes long-term systemic reform.

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Strengthening Democracy, Increasing...

Full title: Strengthening Democracy, Increasing Opportunities: Impacts of Advocacy, Organizing and Civic Engagement in Pennsylvania

Published: February 2011

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"Strengthening Democracy, Increasing Opportunities: Impacts of Advocacy, Organizing and Civic Engagement in Pennsylvania" by Julia Craig looks at how 15 Pennsylvania nonprofits organizations and their allies leveraged foundation grants to secure nearly $122 of benefit for every dollar spent for Pennsylvania residents. The report is the sixth from NCRP's Grantmaking for Community Impact Project (GCIP) series.

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