Pride of Place

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Pride of Place: The Report

Featured Stories and Case Studies

Additional Case Studies

Three Approaches to Place-based Philanthropy: Lessons for Donors from the Imago Dei Foundation (Giving Compass, 2020)

Funder Spotlight: Durfee Foundation (Whitman Institute, 2017)

Steans Family Foundation: A Case Study in Place-Based Giving (Annie E. Casey Foundation)

Moving Forward While Staying in Place: Embedded Funders and Community Change (Chapin Hall Center for Children at the University of Chicago, 2004)

A Sense of Place: Place-Based Grantmaking in Practice (Neighborhood Funders Group, 2010)

The Art & Science of Place-based Evaluation (Jacobs Center for Neighborhood Innovation, 2015)

Reports and Articles

The Art and Science of Place-Based Philanthropy: Themes From a National Convening (The Foundation Review, 2016)

Donor Perspectives on Place-Based Philanthropy (E. Backer, Thomas & Miller, Alan & Ellen Bleeg, Jane, 2004)

The Place-Based Strategic Philanthropy Model (Center for Urban Economics at The University of Texas at Dallas, 2007)

Place-Based Philanthropy Supports Urban Sustainability (Philanthropy Northwest, 2017)

Towards a Better Place Conference Report (Aspen Institute, 2015)

Trust is What Powers Place-based Philanthropy (Philanthropy Northwest, 2014)

Impact Investing and Place-Based Philanthropy

Investing Together: Emerging Approaches in Collaborative Place-Based Impact Investing (Urban Institute, 2018)

The Capacities Foundations Need to Embark on Place-Based Impact Investing (GreenMoney, 2019)

Invest in where you know: Impact investors rediscover the power of ‘place’ (ImpactAlpha, 2018)

Where Does Your Cash Sleep at Night? (Exponent Philanthropy, 2019)

Additional Blog Posts and Perspectives

Lessons from Place-Based Philanthropy (Giving Compass, 2019)

The Argument for Place-Based Funding (Wise Philanthropy, 2015)

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