Community Development

Fracking Survey 2012: Report on NGO and Philanthropic Efforts to Address Impacts of Hydraulic Fracturing

Publication date: 
02/2013
This Health and Environmental Funders Network report summarizes results and findings from a 2012 HEFN survey of NGOs and philanthropic foundations addressing public health, environmental and community impacts of hydraulic fracturing in the U.S.

Rebound: Building a More Resilient World

Publication date: 
01/2013
In this Rockefeller Foundation report, leaders from various disciplines share their lessons of what resilience means and what it requires of us. Through the lens of their own experiences, readers can begin to explore some of the ways we can help prepare for, withstand and emerge stronger from the acute shocks and chronic stresses of the 21st century.

What do Nonprofits Stand For? Renewing the Nonprofit Value Commitments

Publication date: 
12/2012
The Johns Hopkins Listening Post Project has conducted a first-ever survey to gauge the thinking within the nonprofit community around the sector’s values. Over 750 nonprofits of various sizes operating in the three core nonprofit fields of human services, community development and the arts responded to a survey asking them to rate how important a set of key values were to the operation of their organizations. The survey revealed widespread consensus around the sector’s key values, important evidence that nonprofit organizations are embodying these values in their work, but also serious...

Where Do We Go From Here? Philanthropic Support for Black Men and Boys

Publication date: 
09/2012
This report examines U.S. foundation giving explicitly in support of black males by issue area, type of support and geographic area served. The analyses explore patterns of giving by larger U.S. foundations over the past eight years, with a focus on giving from 2008 to 2010.

Sex Trafficking of Minors in New York: Increasing Prevention and Collective Action

Publication date: 
07/2012
This report is the culmination of a two-year assessment by The New York Women's Foundation to determine its response to the sex trafficking of minors—not as an issue occurring far away but one that happens right here, daily, in New York.
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Revitalizing Nonprofits: Renewing New York

Publication date: 
02/2012
In 2011, Attorney General Eric Schneiderman convened a Committee of 32 nonprofit leaders from across the state to recommend proposals that would reduce regulatory burdens on nonprofits while strengthening governance and accountability. The Committee (whose membership includes Ronna Brown, President of Philanthropy New York) developed 38 concrete recommendations, presented to the Attorney General in this report.
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