Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, NCB Capital Impact Announce $10 Million Loan-Fund to Expand Innovative Skilled-Nursing Care to Low-Income Seniors – RWJF
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation announces the first transaction in their new $100 million “impact capital” program.
The Gated Community | Alliance Magazine
My friend Ed Skloot of Duke University argues that the Gates Foundation, which gives away each year an amount larger than the entire endowment of all by 15 other foundations, is fundamentally different than other foundations, not just larger. One of his points centers on the use of “soft power” or public influence that Gates deploys and that I’ve argued in the past is one of the most underused tools in the philanthropic toolbox.
Announcing GiveWell Labs | The GiveWell Blog
GiveWell launches a new arm of their research process called GiveWell Labs.
What Foundations are Doing to Understand their Effectiveness | The Center for Effective Philanthropy
The Center for Effective Philanthropy has released new research that looks back at their ten year history and how foundation performance assessment has changed over that time. Most interesting data point to me: Few foundations gather feedback from beneficiaries, yet those that do report having a stronger understanding of their results.
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