Funding Cultural Adaptations to Promote Effective and Efficient Mental Health Service Provision

FavoriteThe use of evidence-based practices (EBP) – interventions that have documented, scientific evidence about their effectiveness – is increasingly being required in many fields of work, including substance abuse and mental health. There is increasing evidence that different ethnic and cultural groups respond differently to different prevention and treatment interventions. The authors report on a study that demonstrated that EBPs could be adapted in culturally consistent ways.

Trends in Global Philanthropy Among U.S. Foundations

FavoriteIn this article, the authors present the data on international grantmaking by foundations in the United States, discuss the factors likely influencing the change, and identify some of the issues inherent in international grantmaking – issues largely ignored despite the dramatic increases in funding.

Reframing Assessment of Grantee Perceptions: Reconsidering Effectiveness With Broader International Stakeholder Engagement

FavoriteAs more foundations and other grantmaking entities venture into self-evaluation, these methods should be examined in light of international funding relationships. In order to better understand how these tools and methods can be used internationally, the authors outline the opportunities presented when using frames as one basis for decision-making in complex situations.