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Philanthropic Leaders Join Ban the Box Movement to Address Inequality
What motivates foundations to move from funding and supporting movements to joining the front lines of movements? A growing number of foundations are becoming more comfortable taking public stands on issues, such as the Ban the Box movement.
Eye On: Giving Pledger Mohammed Dewji
Motivated to address the severe poverty in Tanzania, this Giving Pledger has focused his business, political and philanthropy pursuits to stimulate socio-economic development. Within 10 years, the skillful Mohammed Dewji grew a $30 million business into a pan-African conglomerate with revenues of $1.5 billion.
The Good, the Bad, & the Ugly
What Story Does your 990 Tell about your Foundation?
The IRS now releases 990s as machine-readable, open data, making it easy for anyone to collect data, compare, and make judgments about your foundation's work - all without your input. Watch this webinar to learn about the challenges facing foundations, and the opportunities to better share your institution's work.
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How Are Foundations Being Transparent in a Digital World?
Through their work, foundations produce deep knowledge about successful strategies and lessons learned. We can share your knowledge on IssueLab.
Fewer than 10% of U.S. foundations have a website. Having a website is easy and is the first step to online transparency. We can help with Foundation Websites.
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Sharing your grants data with us electronically helps the public understand your work. We make it easy with the Reporting Commitment and e-grant reporting.