More than 1,150 organizations and thousands of individuals are now members of The Children’s Movement of California, and together they have achieved several recent victories for California kids.
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This report from Funders for LGBTQ Issues provides detailed data on the current scope and character of foundation funding at the intersection of LGBTQ and immigrant rights. It also includes an overview of the ecology of advocacy and service organizations working to address the needs of LGBTQ immigrants, and offers recommendations for funders.
A new resource focused on ways funders can build power in their fields through investments in data-sharing.
Shaping the Future: A Compliance Guide for Nonprofits Influencing Public Policy in California by Alliance for Justice.
In this interview, Dr. Brown shares insights into key policy issues for grantmakers, including the regulatory environment, the impact of reform on local grantmaking and strategies to demonstrate effectiveness to policymakers.
How can funders work together to have an impact on public policy?
Resources from the January 27, 2015 SCG program Politics, Policy, and Philanthropy: How Your Funding Priorities Could be Impacted This Year.
Program recording and resources from our December 16, 2014 program, California Policy Forum Webinar: Local Control Funding Formula Implementation Updates and Opportunities.
To illustrate the feasibility and value of low-cost Randomized Controlled Trials (RCTs) for policy officials and researchers, by providing concrete examples from diverse program areas. The guide summarizes five well-conducted, low-cost RCTs, carried out in real-world community settings.
Leveraging Limited Dollars: How Grantmakers Achieve Tangible Results by Funding Policy and Community Engagement by National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy.
Addressing the ways policies shape, hamper, or encourage social progress is integral to the Kellogg Foundation’s work in each program and geographic area.
What happens when we give women the tools, resources and relationships they need to solve some of our state’s biggest challenges? They rise to the occasion and end up transforming their communities for the better.
Council on Foundations blog post by Kim Bluitt : March 5, 2015
Thank you to everyone among the 175 regional philanthropic leaders at our 2014 Public Policy Conference on April 3rd! The day was packed with thoughtful insights, candid discussions, and ideas for action. I’m writing to share key takeaways and resources so that everyone in the SCG leadership community can get the benefit of the day’s learning.
Public-Philanthropic Partnerships: Strategies to Kickstart Policy, Align Resources, and Scale Change
Governor Brown has announced his proposed budget for Fiscal Year 2016-2017, and nonprofits, funders, and other sta
We know that children are less likely to succeed academically if they attend school deprived of sleep, hungry, sick, or emotionally exhausted.
This year’s Public Policy Conference will focus on “Engaging Communities to Amplify Philanthropic Impact.”