09.27.12.: US News Bits
Junior Achievement names Chief Advancement Officer, National Youth of the Year Award recipient, The Keep A Breast Foundation announces grants, and more.
Foundation creates evaluation toolkit
The James Irvine Foundation has created an online tool kit to help foundation trustees better develop and execute evaluation strategies.
Arts activities take place ‘off the radar’
Most activities celebrating arts and culture can be found far outside the scope of traditional arts programs, a new study says.
Pew lends hand to California cultural groups
The project arms California cultural organizations with standardized information to demonstrate the impact of the arts.
Irvine boosts community foundations
The James Irvine Foundation is investing another $4 million in an effort to strengthen community foundations in underserved regions of California.
Incorporating public policy into grantmaking can be a powerful tool for achieving large-scale and lasting results, yet the few foundations that make policy grants are considered innovators.