Unusual Suspects: Two Big Funders Move Off the Beaten Path to Boost Community Development

Unusual Suspects: Two Big Funders Move Off the Beaten Path to Boost Community Development

More anti-poverty funders are looking beyond major cities to struggling rural communities. The latest example of grantmakers casting a wider net is the Communities Thrive Challenge, from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative and Rockefeller Foundation.

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Philanthropy’s Fixing Up Parks and Public Spaces. How Do We Know It's Helping Communities?  

Philanthropy’s Fixing Up Parks and Public Spaces. How Do We Know It's Helping Communities?  

Cities nationwide are mixing public and private funds to upgrade shared spaces. But what are the social, economic and civic effects? A funder-backed initiative is developing the metrics and data to find out.

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Old and New: What's Interesting About the Partnership Between Rockefeller and Chan Zuckerberg

Old and New: What's Interesting About the Partnership Between Rockefeller and Chan Zuckerberg

While living donors and legacy foundations often eye other warily, they have a lot to gain from collaborating and more such efforts are emerging. Here's an example of that, focusing on economic equity. 

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