Ensuring Success for Children with Incarcerated Parents

This guide, produced by the Association of Small Foundations, spotlights what we know (and don't know) about parental incarceration. In four fast pages, it arms funders with key discussion points, resources and real-world options for supporting these vulnerable families and preserving the priceless parent-child bond—even when that parent is behind bars. 

November 1, 2008

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Unlocking the Promise

A Guide for Funders Interested in Transformational Grantmaking

This assessment guide aims to help funders make smarter—and fairer—grantmaking decisions. It shares specific questions to ask and plan examples to consider in pursuit of transformative change. Prospective grantees can also use this guide to strengthen their proposals and projects before advancing them within the funding pipeline.  

May 4, 2008

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The National Fund for Workforce Solutions

A History of Collaboration

This report traces how various funders—national foundations, smaller local foundations, and government agencies can work together to have an impact on key economic challenges. Such collaborations foster new possibilities in the workforce field and should encourage other funders to support similar efforts.

January 1, 2008

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Grant Making with a Racial Equity Lens

A focus on racial equity can increase funders' effectiveness at every stage of the grant making process. This guide explores how a racial equity lens can help develop new leaders, encourage innovative approaches, get people talking and inspire change inside foundations.

May 30, 2007

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