Advocacy and Family Philanthropy: Leveraging Limited Dollars for Impact

Thursday, August 9, 2012 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm EDT
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New research from the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy shows that family foundations are a leading source of support for nonprofits active in policy advocacy and civic engagement. Why do family foundations choose to invest in these strategies to advance their mission? What kinds of impacts are they achieving, and how do they measure success? What legal parameters guide their advocacy grantmaking? Find out by tuning into this timely and important webinar!


  • Findings from three years of research in 13 states on the return-on-investment of foundation-funded policy advocacy benefiting underserved communities
  • The legal rules governing advocacy grantmaking and resources for foundations that want to learn more
  • Hear stories of impact from Family foundation leaders who will share how their trustees came to embrace these strategies
A program in Philanthropy New York’s Family Philanthropy Series presented with the the National Center for Family Philanthropy (NCFP).

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