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Carnoy Martin, Marachi Roxana, February, 2020
Other
This is an overview of the current use of privately-funded "pay for success"-type funding mechanisms for funding social services, including early care and educaton. It discusses the technical, technological, data, and ethics issues encountered in…
English Alan, 2020
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This study sought to gain greater understanding of how youth at a faith-based privately-funded after-school program perceive relationships within the program. As the existence of a strong personal relationship is widely theorized to be a precursor…
Tse Allison E., Warner Mildred, 2018
Other
Peer Reviewed
In a growing number of U.S. cities, social impact bonds (SIBs) introduce an experimental strategy into the politics of fiscal constraint. With limited political willpower and public funding, some have used SIBs to leverage new support for social…
Robinson Nicole, Mathew Aleyamma, 2018
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Philanthropy can shape the social change process by influencing policy agendas, narratives, and, ultimately, which groups can fully participate in a given social movement. Indeed, philanthropic organizations serve as resource brokers (Seltzer, 2012…
Pritzker J. B., Bradach Jeffrey L., Kaufmann Katherine, 2015
Other
We believe that increased private and public investment in helping low-income young children prepare for kindergarten is one of the smartest investments that we can make. These investments should support the outcomes that matter most--those that…
Grantmakers for Education's Out-of-School Time Funder Network, Summer 2014
Reports & Papers
Last year, Grantmakers for Education's Out-of-School Time (OST) Funder Network, as part of its strategic planning process, gathered insights from a diverse group of grantmakers, practitioners, researchers, educators, and advocates on questions such…
Blum Eva Tansky, 2013
Other
An overview of Grow Up Great, a corporate philanthropic effort to support early childhood education opportunities for disadvantaged children
Women's Economic Security Campaign, September 2010
Other
An exploration of the links between child care and women's economic security, and a discussion of the role of private women's funders in the improvements of the availability of quality child care to low-income women
Colvin Richard Lee, Snider Justin, 2010
Other
A collection of arguments for the increased investment of private businesses in early childhood education and care programs and services
Padgette Heather, Deich Sharon G., McLaughlin Brenda, Sparks Susanne, Hardt Hillary, 2010
Reports & Papers
A study of funding for summer programs serving children from low-income families in Marion County, Indiana, based on interviews with program sponsors
Padgette Heather, Deich Sharon G., McLaughlin Brenda, Sparks Susanne, Hardt Hillary, 2010
Executive Summary
A summary of a study of funding for summer programs serving children from low-income families in Marion County, Indiana, based on interviews with program sponsors
Connors Dana F., Summer/Fall 2009
Other
Peer Reviewed
A description of business community involvement in the dialogue to help steer planning for investments in early care and education for Maine?s youngest children
Huang Denise, La Torre Deborah, Duong Nikki, Huber Lindsay Perez, Leon Seth, Oh Christine, May, 2009
Reports & Papers
A study of the impact of using additional private foundation funding to establish 2 demonstration sites of LA's BEST, an after school program for urban elementary school children in Los Angeles County that aims to enhance children's intellectual,…
Stephens Samuel A., 16 February, 2006
Executive Summary
A summary of an account of the activities of the Child Care and Early Education Fund, a private funders' collaborative for the improvement of early childhood education within New York City, and a description of initiatives funded by the collaborative
Stephens Samuel A., 15 February, 2006
Reports & Papers
An account of the activities of the Child Care and Early Education Fund, a private funders' collaborative for the improvement of early childhood education within New York City, and a description of initiatives funded by the collaborative