Collective Impact in Workforce Development: A Working Paper

Perspectives From the Field

This working paper explores the concept of collective impact in the workforce development field — its successes, limitations and potential for benefiting prospective employees and business alike. Drawing from interviews with experts, this report offers several examples of multisector collaboration and recommendations for implementing such strategies for funders, policymakers and organizations focused on employment and training.

March 25, 2016

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New Report: KIDS COUNT Shows Value of Long-Term Philanthropic Investment

For more than 25 years, KIDS COUNT has been the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s flagship investment for providing public officials and child advocates with data, tools and policy recommendations to improve outcomes for vulnerable children.A new report tells the story of how a single data book documenting measures of child well-being tranformed into a mission-critical vehicle for building bipartisan support for proven solutions and policy change.

March 18, 2016

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From Project to Platform

The Evolution of KIDS COUNT

This report tells the story of how a single data book documenting child well-being measures turned into a mission-critical vehicle for the Casey Foundation in building bipartisan support for proven practice solutions and policy change.

March 17, 2016

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Year-End Giving Tips for Year-Round Impact

The High Impact Year-End Giving Guide can help individuals as well as organizations with due diligence on their end-of-year charitable giving. The guide — developed by the Center for High Impact Philanthropy —  presents good opportunities, free resources and global suggestions for securing the most impact from your philanthropic dollars.

December 14, 2015

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Lending, Learning, Leading

Developing Results-Based Leaders in Opportunity Finance

This report tells the story of the CDFI Leadership Learning Network, a Casey Foundation initiative to equip leaders of community development finance institutions with the tools of results-based leadership (RBL). The Foundation shares lessons learned from the network, core RBL concepts and profiles of CDFI leaders as they apply RBL skills and tools to the work of their organizations.

November 9, 2015

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