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The Foundation Review

2016

Public-private partnership

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Following The Money: An Analysis Of Foundation Grantmaking For Community And Economic Development, Keith Wardrip, William Lambe, Mels De Zeeuw Sep 2016

Following The Money: An Analysis Of Foundation Grantmaking For Community And Economic Development, Keith Wardrip, William Lambe, Mels De Zeeuw

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The article challenges the perception among some in the field of community and economic development that small and socioeconomically distressed metro areas do not attract a proportional share of grant capital from the nation’s largest foundations.

The analysis presented in this article reviewed nearly 169,000 community and economic development grants made by the largest foundations between 2008 and 2013 to identify metro- area characteristics that are associated with higher levels of grant receipt.

The density of nonprofit organizations and the presence of large, local foundations are shown to be consistently significant predictors of grant receipt. After controlling for these and …


The Philanthropic Collaborative For A Healthy Georgia: Building A Public-Private Partnership With Pooled Funding, Karen Minyard, Mary Ann Phillips, Susan Baker Mar 2016

The Philanthropic Collaborative For A Healthy Georgia: Building A Public-Private Partnership With Pooled Funding, Karen Minyard, Mary Ann Phillips, Susan Baker

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This article explores the origins and structure of the Philanthropic Collaborative for a Healthy Georgia and examines its first initiative: to encourage the development of school health programs in Georgia public schools serving low-income children without access to health services.

Over the last decade, the collaborative has brought together more than 20 private, community, and corporate foundations to respond to the state's health-related challenges. One of its objectives is to provide a structured learning framework that enables foundations to be more informed and effective in their own grantmaking.

The collaborative also pursues opportunities for foundations to collectively fund strategic initiatives …