Back to top

By SCG Members

Resource

Pivoting Quickly: Responding Effectively to Unforeseen Health Challenges

Publication date: 
02/01/2014

Our field is adept at planning grantmaking programs that are designed to address defined issues and can include components, phases, evaluations and other facets that strategically promote our respective missions. But what about the unforeseen? How can funders respond effectively and quickly to emerging issues? For The California Wellness Foundation, these answers are often found in the world of public health. With grantmaking dollars set aside for special projects, we are able to pivot quickly in pursuit of our mission to improve the health of the people of California.

Funding Issue Area & Geographic Regions
Type of resource 
Topic(s) 
Funding Area 
Resource

On a Mission: How Foundations Are Leveraging Investment Dollars to Impact Health

Publication date: 
12/01/2013

On a Mission provides an overview of impact investing in domestic health in 2012: foundations participating, topic areas of investment, dollar levels invested, profit status of investees, and investment vehicles.

Funding Issue Area & Geographic Regions
Type of resource 
Topic(s) 
Funding Area 
Resource

Strengthening Organizations to Mobilize Californians: Lessons Learned from a Major Initiative to Build the Capacity of Civic Engagement Nonprofits

Publication date: 
07/01/2011

TCC Group evaluated the results of its work with the above foundations on a major capacity-building initiative for twenty-seven community organizing nonprofits in California to strengthen such key abilities as leadership, decision-making, communication and fundraising.

Funding Issue Area & Geographic Regions
Type of resource 
Resource

The James Irvine Foundation 2011 Performance Report: Measuring Impact

Publication date: 
01/01/2011

The James Irvine Foundation's 2011 Performance Report includes many of the features of a traditional foundation annual report, but also goes beyond that approach and give a deeper look at the Foundation’s progress toward its long-term goals.

Funding Issue Area & Geographic Regions
Type of resource 

Pages