Nonprofits and Voter Engagement

by Kyle Caldwell What do nonprofits and voting have in common? Both strive to engage people in creating positive community change. Nonprofits seek to assess community needs and channel resources towards addressing them to create stronger communities. People vote in ways that they think will result in the policies that will

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Building Community Philanthropy: Roundatable Recap

by Jason Franklin, Ph.D., W.K. Kellogg Chair for Community Philanthropy, Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy Community philanthropies have been among the fastest growing institutional forms of giving around the globe. Between 2000 and 2010, the number of community foundations grew by 86 percent. This made for over 1,800 foundations granting more

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