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Rethinking the funding equation: Can general operating support become the new normal?

This blog is about nonprofit leaders raising their voices on the issue of operating support and the great need for unrestricted funding.  





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Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Local Funding Partnerships

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Local Funding Partnerships provides matching grants for innovative community-based projects aimed at improving the health and health care of underserved and vulnerable populations. The premise underlying Local Funding Partnerships has remained constant over its 25 years—by collaborating with local funders instead of acting alone, RWJF could improve the health and health care of Americans, while getting a larger return on its investment.





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Finding the Fix: Embracing Philanthropy’s Role in Transforming an Urban Education Landscape

A new approach to urban education reform requires that funders pool resources under a common agenda to successfully build the conditions to change the landscape for children. This article describes and analyzes this shift in thinking and the change in strategy of education reformers in the city of Detroit.