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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.

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Resources from Should Californians Welcome Social Impact Bonds?

Publication date: 
05/01/2013

Resources from the May 10, 2013 California Philanthropy (Southern California Grantmakers, Northern California Grantmakers and San Diego Grantmakers) and CalNonprofits California Policy Forum webinar on recent advancements related to Social Impact Bonds.

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Predictive Program Evaluation: Don't React, Predict

Publication date: 
10/01/2012

By understanding how predictive analytics breaks down common evaluation misconceptions, nonprofit organizations can leverage the data and expertise they already have in-house to deliver successful, efficiently-run programs.

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Evaluating Social Innovation

Publication date: 
05/01/2012

FSG’s latest research report, collaboratively written with the Center for Evaluation Innovation, challenges grantmakers to explore the use of Developmental Evaluation when evaluating complex, dynamic, and emergent initiatives.

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