Resources from "Cutting Edge Philanthropy Forum" with links

Thank you to Kelly Ryan for providing these resources:

Resources about Hospital Conversion Foundations

“Doug Easterling on Health Systems & Foundations” by Tom Peterson

“Hospitals & Health Conversion Foundations” by Doug Easterling, Allen Smart, Laura McDuffee

“Conversion Foundations Can Do More to Advance Advocacy and Structural Change” by Allen Smart

“How Will Rural Donors Adjust to the Presence of Behemoth Foundations?” by Allen Smart 

 “Hospitals Fall Short on Social Determinants of Health” by Steve Dubb

“The Rural Philanthropic Analysis Project 2017-2019” by Allen Smart  

Resources about Place Based Philanthropy

Creating Breakout Innovation by By Joanna Levitt Cea & Jess Rimington

Increasing Impact: People and Place at the Center by Kelly Ryan

“Achieving Community wide Impact by Changing the Local Culture Opportunities and Considerations forFoundations” by Douglas Easterling and Judith Millesen 

General Resources on Philanthropy

Unicorns Unite: How Nonprofits and Foundations Can Build Epic Partnerships by Jessamyn Shams, JaneLeu and VuLe

Decolonizing Wealth by Edgar Villanueva 

Giving Done Right by Phil Buchanan 

“Trust Based Philanthropy: A Primer” 

“The Seven Principles of Firmly Centered Grantmakers” by Lee Draper 

“Philanthropy in the Service of Democracy” by Rob Reich; Stanford Social Innovation Review, Winter, 2019 

Books for Boards and Staff: 

In Common Cause by John Gardner 

Walk Out, Walk On by Margaret Wheatley and Deborah Frieze

Perseverance by Margaret Wheatley







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