Honest Feedback to Improve Philanthropy

Welcome to Philamplify – where expert assessments and community feedback meet to maximize the impact of grantmaker giving. Together we’re creating a comprehensive picture of philanthropic practices that work and areas where we can all improve.

Honest Feedback to Improve Philanthropy

Welcome to Philamplify – where expert assessments and community feedback meet to maximize the impact of grantmaker giving. Together we’re creating a comprehensive picture of philanthropic practices that work and areas where we can all improve.

“I am eager to see grantmakers, nonprofits and members of our communities come together to provide critical feedback that will make philanthropic resources more effective at solving the world’s toughest problems. ”-- Ruth Messinger, President, American Jewish World ServiceShare Your Stories

Latest Foundation Assessments

The California Endowment Assessment

The California Endowment is a national leader in bringing health equity to the Golden State. While the Endowment is already doing a lot of things right and it could have an even greater impact by bolstering California’s nonprofit advocacy infrastructure.

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Daniels Fund Assessment

The Daniels Fund is one of Colorado's most important grantmakers. In examining the foundation, we ask: Is donor intent compatible with strategic, social justice philanthropy? The issues are complex but the answer is yes.

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William Penn Foundation Assessment

While William Penn is highly lauded for its work on pre-K, the environment and the arts, it has encountered bumps in the road during changes in leadership and strategic direction.

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Woodruff Foundation Assessment

The Woodruff Foundation is doing even more than it appears at first glance to help marginalized communities. But it could achieve even greater impact by convening nonprofits to tackle pressing issues and bringing more diverse voices into its decision-making process.

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Lumina Foundation Assessment

Lumina has been successful in calling attention to the problem of low college attainment rates, especially for marginalized students. However, experts and community members share ideas on what Lumina can improve upon to achieve its ambitious goals.

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NCRP

2/27/15 at 2:00pm

We're #Philamplify-ing @Kresgefdn & Hess Fdn. Share ur thoughts http://t.co/bChwBh24NS #philanthropy #Detroit #Philly

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Caitlin Duffy

2/25/15 at 4:35pm

Health care enrollment + the role of fnds like @CalEndow, a @NCRP #Philamplify foundation + #NCRPImpactAwards winner http://t.co/qbbDw5yM10

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Melissa Ehrenreich

2/23/15 at 1:03pm

RT @DuffyInDC: The @WaltonFamilyFdn is a @Philanthropy nonprofit to watch in 2015, + it is being assessed for @NCRP #Philamplify! http://t.…

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NCRP

2/23/15 at 12:30pm

We're #Philamplify-ing @knightfdn!Share thoughts http://t.co/r91elJZPHr #philanthropy #knightCities #KnightArts #INNovationFund #artsfunding

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National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy (NCRP)

2/28/15 at 11:00am

Don't miss this month's Roundup of top news and posts from NCRP #philanthropy #gendernorms #foundations #nonprofits

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National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy (NCRP)

2/27/15 at 5:34pm

We're #Philamplify-ing The Kresge Foundation & the @The Hess Foundation Share ur thoughts http://bit.ly/1F39uRc #philanthropy #Detroit #Philly

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National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy (NCRP)

2/26/15 at 4:00pm

This month’s Roundup has full of interesting reads you won’t want to miss, including the article “A Lesson in Feminine Norms: Why Philanthropy Matters to Educational Outcomes” by TrueChild 's Riki Wilchins and posts on the urgent need for better data, bringing more diversity to the environmental movement and more. #Philanthropy #Foundations #Nonprofits #Education #GenderNorms

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National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy (NCRP)

2/26/15 at 2:00pm

Join NCRP Center for Community Change , Evelyn and Walter Haas, Jr. Fund, @Southern Coalition for Social Justice, and Carnegie Corporation to discuss how they have been able to move a policy agenda based on immigrant rights on the state and national levels. Register Today: http://buff.ly/1MV6tod #immigrationreform #foundations #nonprofits

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National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy

2/28/15 at 11:00am

Don't miss this month's Roundup of top news and posts from NCRP http://bit.ly/1MZPph1 #philanthropy ...

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National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy

2/27/15 at 6:00pm

Join Us Mar. 5 at 3PM for our Moving Policy w/ #Philanthropy webinar ft.Cntr for Comm Change, Haas, ...

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National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy

2/27/15 at 5:33pm

We're #Philamplify-ing The Kresge Foundation & the Hess Foundation. Share ur thoughts http://bit.ly...

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National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy

2/26/15 at 4:01pm

This month’s Roundup has full of interesting reads you won’t want to miss, including the article “A ...

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About Philamplify. Philamplify fosters an environment of transparency and honest feedback among foundations and nonprofits.

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