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11 Trends in Philanthropy for 2019: Anticipate and Embrace What’s Next

11 Trends in Philanthropy for 2019: Anticipate and Embrace What’s Next Giving in the United States has now topped $400 billion. Countless community and national organizations are benefiting from a surge in public interest and a growing conviction that renewing our democracy will require that we work together. The entire

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Unnatural Disasters: Can Nonprofit Governance Promote Recovery in Detroit and Flint?

Unnatural Disasters: Can Nonprofit Governance Promote Recovery in Detroit and Flint? by Davia Cox Downey Over the past two years, my research partner, Sarah Reckhow of Michigan State University and I have explored the concept of disaster, whether natural or man-made, to examine how these types of events impact collaboration

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11 Trends for 2018

Governments and Nonprofits: New Partnerships or Paradigm Shifts?

Governments and Nonprofits: New Partnerships or Paradigm Shifts? by Kyle Caldwell Drawing on our local, national, and international research, tool development, training, and data work, leaders from the Johnson Center have identified 11 key trends that will impact the work of both grantmakers or nonprofit leaders in the months and

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