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What Makes an Effective Coalition: Evidence-Based Indicators of Success

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03/01/2011
This paper explore the evidence base for what makes an effective coalition with the assumption that understanding what makes them effective and how to assess and improve them will increase their effectiveness as an advocacy tool and reduce potential frustrations associated with operating in coalition.
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Point/Counterpoint: Does Philanthropy Serve the Public Interest?

Publication date: 
01/01/2011
The first in SCG's newest publication series exploring different perspectives on critical issues of interest to the philanthropic sector, this publication features contributions from Aaron Dorfman, Executive Director, National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy, and Adam Myerson, President, The Philanthropy Roundtable.
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Strengthening Democracy, Increasing Opportunities: Impacts of Advocacy, Organizing and Civic Engagement in Los Angeles

Publication date: 
01/01/2009
This research documents how 15 nonprofit organizations in Los Angeles County and their allies leveraged foundation grants to secure nearly $91 of benefit for every dollar spent for Los Angeles citizens.
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Agenda for Action: Building a Movement for Elder Women's Advocacy

Publication date: 
01/01/2009
Agenda for Action: Building a Movement for Elder Women's Advocacy presents the findings from the Elder Women's Initiative research and Speak-Outs organized through the combined efforts of The Women's Foundation of California, The California Endowment, UCSF Institute for Health & Aging, and the Insight Center for Community Economic Development.

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