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[Infographic] The Current and Future State of Nonprofit Philanthropy

Publication date: 
06/01/2017

No doubt about it, these are challenging times for nonprofits. Revenues for most organizations are flat, government support for the safety net has been singled out as something we can longer afford (or are no longer willing to pay for), competition for limited resources is increasing, and demand for services continues to grow.

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An Equity Profile of the Los Angeles Region

Publication date: 
05/12/2017

An Equity Profile of the Los Angeles Region highlights the widening inequities in income, wealth, health, and opportunity in Los Angeles County. The report was developed by PolicyLink and the Program for Environmental and Regional Equity (PERE) at USC, and is supported by the Weingart Foundation.

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Supporting Those Who Served in Massachusetts

Publication date: 
05/10/2017

A new report from RAND summarizes and highlights research commissioned by the Klarman Family Foundation, into the needs, well-being and available services for veterans in Massachusetts. Some of our members may be interested to see the fields of data collected, and what questions RAND asked to make their assessment.

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The Civic Engagement Primer

Publication date: 
05/05/2017


A new conversation about civic engagement is emerging. At PACE–a network of funders and foundations committed to civic engagement and democracy–we’ve seen the swell in interest and urgency around this work firsthand.  Philanthropies are continuing to understand the civic engagement field and the role they can play in its future.  We’re getting a lot of questions–things like:

  • What is civic engagement? How is it defined and what does it look?

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A Continuum of Collaboration

Publication date: 
05/01/2017

Veteran/scholar Phillip Carter's follow up work to Nancy Berglass' "Well After Service", looking at the range of community-based models for veterans penetration, across the country.

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Quake Smart Community Resilience Program for Businesses & Organizations

Publication date: 
04/14/2017

Why should organizations care about earthquake risk?

Most of the United States is at some risk for earthquakes, and it is important that organizations (businesses, community groups, associations, etc.) understand the potential impacts. Developing a Preparedness and Mitigation Project Plan and taking action protects employees, customers,
and business continuity.

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Health Indicators for Women in Los Angeles County

Publication date: 
03/29/2017

This report describes the current status of women’s health and wellbeing in Los Angeles County using standard indicators that measure social and economic health determinants, health status, health care access, health behaviors, incidence and prevalence of selected health
conditions, and cause-specific mortality rates. Data are stratified by race/ethnicity and by Federal Poverty Level (FPL) to better understand disparities that exist. Where available and appropriate, Los Angeles County health indicators are compared to Healthy People 2020 targets,

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