A new report by a bipartisan commission created two years ago by the American Academy of Arts & Sciences, outlines steps to strengthen and reform American democracy.
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CCP is compiling funder reponses to the COVID-19 pandemic and curating resources for funders and nonprofits.
A new report from the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities encourages states to enact and strengthen state-level Earned Income Tax Credits (EITC) to create an anti-racist policy response to the COVID-19 crisis.
CCP launched a new communication summarizing the Top Takeaways for Philanthropy each week, keeping members informed with quick updates related to the coronavirus pandemic and how CCP members can respond effectively and strategically.
The BBB Wise Giving Alliance Standards for Charity Accountability were developed to assist donors in making sound giving decisions and to foster public confidence in charitable organizations. The standards seek to encourage fair and honest solicitation practices, to promote ethical conduct by charitable organizations and to advance support of philanthropy.
The Early Childhood Funder Collaborative, a project of CCP, is please to share its new paper, Full, Equal, and Equitable Partnerships with Families: Connecticut’s Definition and Framework for Family Engagement.
For philanthropy to advance equity in all communities, especially low-income communities and communities of color, it needs to be able to understand the demographics of the organizations being funded (and declined), the people being served and the communities impacted. That data should be used to assess practices and drive decision making.
From The Foundation Review's December 2017 article examines funder collaboration illustrated by the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation and Education First's funding efforts to support the Common Core State Standards in the nation's K-12 public education system.
D5′s 2014 State of the Work highlights new tools and resources, recently completed research, and new organizational approaches that can help foundations and philanthropic organizations take action, achieve their goals regarding DEI, and advance the common good.