This report is written for those who run and fund leadership programs that develop and support leadership for social change. It shares many examples of how leaders using network strategies are increasing the impact of social change work, such as
Ideas for how philanthropy can most effectively support the work of the government in an area of fiscal constraint and political polarization.
This book is an indispensable guide for foundations in explaining the various roles they can play in the advocacy process. It can serve as an in-depth guide to navigating the tax code surrounding support of public charities, or a quick
GEO and Monitor Institute partnered to release Catalyzing Networks for Social Change, to explore what it takes for grantmakers to cultivate a network mindset, offer recommendations for how funders can effectively build the capacity of networks and identify five network
This report, published with the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, demonstrates how funders can improve their policy strategies by integrating some of the core elements of field building. It provides illustrative examples and identifies tools and best practices
Summary of findings of research exploring the rationale and strategies used by 18 of the country’s largest foundations for bringing communications to bear on policy work, the organizational models adopted for communications, and discussion of the issues and challenges communications
This article provides guidance on how foundations can frame, focus, and advance efforts to achieve public policy reforms. Five steps for developing public policy strategy are described and two tools developed specifically to support foundations during the strategy development process