We’re Better Together: A Reflection on the National Neighborhood Indicators Partnership (NNIP) Convening
by Rachel Borashko
It is you against the world.
Be better. Be more profitable. Be smarter. Write a better grant. Have a better program. The competitive nature of the business world seeps into the world of philanthropy. We are encouraged to compete, and we do. …
Announcing the Community Data and Research Lab at the Johnson Center
by Teri Behrens
The Community Research Institute at the Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy is now the Community Data and Research Lab.
The Community Research Institute (CRI) has provided insightful, collaborative research and evaluation services to nonprofits and foundations in Michigan for almost 20 years.
CRI was …
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