Admitting Failure: Learning From Mistakes in Philanthropy

Admitting failures contributes to high-quality implementation, innovation of new strategies and improved governance and transparency. It’s good medicine that doesn’t always taste so good. Yet despite increasing philanthropic interest in mistakes and learning, many foundation staff still find it difficult to have conversations about mistakes.

May 11, 2015

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Blog Post

Tips for Collaborating Across Sectors to Achieve Results

A new working paper shares insights and tips from practitioners and investors involved in multisector efforts to achieve common, focused results that improve the circumstances for kids, families and communities — also known as collective impact.

September 26, 2014

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Local Voices

On-the-Ground Perspectives on Driving Community Change in the Making Connections Sites

This report describes, from the perspective of local stakeholders, the experience of several sites involved in Making Connections in developing and enhancing their capacities to pursue community change.

July 24, 2014

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Children and Family Fellowship

Annie E. Casey Foundation's Children And Family Fellowship is a prestigious leadership program for outstanding executives who can steer and influence organizations serving children and families. Learn more here.

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