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bi3 Article: Trust-Based Philanthropy is Grounded in Mutual Accountability and Learning

A new article shows how applying a trust-based philanthropy lens helps funders capture the full impact of grants, describes how bi3 evaluates initiatives, and how building funder-grantee relationships grounded in power-sharing, transparency, and mutual accountability helps achieve greater impact.

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New Competency Model for Foundation Program Officers Released

The Dorothy A. Johnson Center on Philanthropy at Grand Valley State University has released a competency model for foundation program officers.

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Taking A cultivate approach to Improve Community Health

Health foundations are increasingly recognizing that their mission is not simply to award grants to deserving nonprofit organizations, but rather to play a catalytic role in improving the conditions that influence health, especially at a population level.

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Philanthropy’s Newest Members: Findings from the 1999 Survey of New Health Foundations

This GIH report presents findings from our 1999 survey of new health foundations.

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Coming of Age: Findings from the 1998 Survey of Foundations Created by Health Care Conversions

This GIH report shares findings from our 1998 survey of foundations created by health care conversions.

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Health Care Conversion Foundations: 1997 Status Report

This 1997 report provides a status update on health care conversion foundations.

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