What can be learned from The California Endowment’s new approach to place-based philanthropy? Read Redefining Expectations for Place-based Philanthropy for insights into how place-based initiatives can support transformative community change.
Funders are increasingly interested in investing deeply in place. Yet, community-change initiatives often fail to meet the transformative expectations of their designers. The California Endowment is taking a new tack in an effort to uncover and avoid pitfalls, both common and hidden, and make a real difference in its community through Building Healthy Communities.