NNCG Knowledge Center

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Welcome to NNCG's Knowledge Center -- a searchable, online database of resources for and about grantmaking, produced by highly qualified and experienced philanthropy consultants. NNCG's Knowledge Center contains a wealth of reports, case studies, infographics, issue briefs, videos and more that offer ideas, research and helpful information about almost every aspect of philanthropy. Each item was authored or published by an NNCG member. NNCG constructed the Knowledge Center in partnership with Candid -- one of the most respected and trusted sources of information in the philanthropic field.
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Strengthening Democracy, Increasing Opportunities: Impacts of Advocacy, Organizing, and Civic Engagement in the Gulf/Midsouth Region

May 10, 2011

Analyzes the monetary benefits and policy impacts twenty advocacy and community organizing groups achieved for marginalized populations with foundation support in 2005-09 in Alabama, Arkansas, Louisiana, and Mississippi. Makes recommendations for funders.

Momentum: Sustaining Efforts to Improve Life Outcomes Among African-American Males

December 1, 2008

A follow-up to the report, "Why We Can't Wait", this report defines effective philanthropic work in the area of black males, surveys the landscape of efforts underway, discusses challenges and opportunities to advance effective approaches, and outlines a plan of action for individuals and institutions.

Stepping Up and Stepping Out: Profiles of Philanthropy Responding to an American Crisis

April 1, 2008

Stepping Up and Stepping Out profiles three philanthropic organizations that are making investments with a specific intent to create opportunities for black males: A Legacy of Tradition, Chicago Community Trust, and Schott Foundation for Public Education.

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