Impacts of Advocacy, Organizing, and Civic Engagement in Los Angeles
When foundations and other institutional grantmakers invest in policy advocacy, community organizing and civic engagement by nonprofit organizations, does it make a difference for local residents?
This report describes, measures and, where possible, monetizes the policy impacts 15 community organizations in Los Angeles County achieved with foundation support. The National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy analyzed data on the organizing, advocacy and civic engagement these groups undertook during a five year period (2004–2008).
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