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Promoting Civic, Social and Economic Progress for Los Angeles: 2011 and 2012 Annual Report

Publication date: 
02/01/2014

Established in 1926 by a prominent, reform-minded physician and his suffragist wife, the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation is Los Angeles’ leading supporter of social science research. It is also the oldest private foundation in the city. This report outlines the Foundation's work and accomplishments in 2011 and 2012.

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Creative Placemaking

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06/01/2010
In creative placemaking, partners from public, private, non-profit and community sectors strategically shape the physical and social character of a neighborhood, town, city or region around arts and cultural activities. Creative placemaking animates public and private spaces, rejuvenates structures and streetscapes, improves local business viability and public safety, and brings diverse people together to celebrate, inspire and be inspired.
 
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Agenda for Action: Building a Movement for Elder Women's Advocacy

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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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Growing Local Philanthropy: The Role and Reach of Community Foundations

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01/01/2005
This community field survey represents a first step in documenting the current status and trends related to geographic component funds (funds that are dedicated to serving specific geographic areas or communities, and that typically include local decision making and/or operating structures) and, more broadly, assessing how these funds affect the culture of philanthropy in our communities.
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A Place for Health: Land Use Strategies to Create Vibrant Los Angeles Communities

On October 8, 2013, the Rosalinde and Arthur Gilbert Foundation and the Annenberg Foundation convened Los Angeles area foundations and informants involved in land use to explore roles for funders in supporting healthy land use.

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