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Altman Foundation

Authors: Arrillaga-Andreessen, Laura; Chang, Victoria
Product Type: Cases
Source: Stanford Graduate School of Business
Publication Year: 2007

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In 1913, Benjamin Altman made a capital stock investment to create the Altman Foundation. Since that time, the foundation has both honored Mr. Altman’s vision of serving New York City’s economically disadvantaged and has transformed into a focused, strategic philanthropic organization. By 2005, the Altman Foundation was poised to take its strategic philanthropy to the next level by implementing a broader system of research and evaluation that would improve all aspects of its work in and for New York City.

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Transatlantic Community Foundation Network

Authors: Arrillaga-Andreessen, Laura; Chang, Victoria
Product Type: Cases
Source: Stanford Graduate School of Business
Publication Year: 2007

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In 1999, the Germany-based Bertelsmann Foundation and the U.S.-based Charles Stewart Mott Foundation jointly established the Transatlantic Community Foundation Network (“TCFN”). As they entered the third phase of funding for TCFN, representatives from Mott and Bertelsmann deliberated on how to best maximize the impact of TCFN’s resources and ensure the long-term sustainability of its efforts.

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Blended Value Proposition

Authors: Arrillaga-Andreessen, Laura; Chang, Victoria
Product Type: Cases
Source: Stanford Graduate School of Business
Publication Year: 2007

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In 2000, Jed Emerson founded the Center for Blended Value, a think tank based in Colorado that promoted the concept of “blended value” investments. Emerson applied the concept of blended value to criticize the traditionally impermeable wall between foundation investments and programming...

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Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Authors: Arrillaga-Andreessen, Laura; Chang, Victoria
Product Type: Cases
Source: Stanford Graduate School of Business
Publication Year: 2007

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In 1972, Robert Wood Johnson, who built Johnson & Johnson into the world’s largest health and medical care products company, founded the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Its mission was improving the health and health care of all Americans. Looking ahead, RWJF faced the challenges of both effectively executing its communications and measuring its ability to inform policymakers and decision-makers in the health and health care fields.

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The Annie E. Casey Foundation

Authors: Arrillaga-Andreessen, Laura; Chang, Victoria
Product Type: Cases
Source: Stanford Graduate School of Business
Publication Year: 2006

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In 1948, Jim Casey, one of United Parcel Service’s founders, established the Annie E. Casey Foundation with his siblings. In 2002, the foundation hired a director of social investments to more fully develop the strategy and execution plan...

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2004 Venture Philanthropy Summit Overview

Authors: Arrillaga-Andreessen, Laura; Hoyt, David
Product Type: Essays and Concept Papers
Source: Stanford Graduate School of Business
Publication Year: 2005

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On September 30, 2004, approximately 250 practitioners and academics met at Stanford University to discuss the rapidly developing field of venture philanthropy. This paper provides an overview of the conference.

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Broad Education Foundation

Authors: Arrillaga-Andreessen, Laura; Chang, Victoria
Product Type: Cases
Source: Stanford Graduate School of Business
Publication Year: 2007

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In 1999, Eli and Edythe Broad established the Broad Education Foundation on the area of Kindergarten through 12th (K-12) public education reform. As the foundation sought to increase its impact, it strove to transition its flagship investments’ management to new teams. Engaging its external stakeholders and being accountable to them would be critical, particularly when planning and executing the foundation’s grantmaking and governance as the foundation evolved.

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The McKay Foundation

Authors: Arrillaga-Andreessen, Laura; Hoyt, David
Product Type: Cases
Source: Stanford Graduate School of Business
Publication Year: 2006

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The McKay Foundation played a key role convening the living wage issue’s diverse constituencies while navigating within the lobbying restrictions placed on private foundations. After a two-year effort, Mayor Willie Brown signed the San Francisco Minimum Compensation Ordinance on November 1, 2000, and more than 20,000 low-income workers received pay increases. After the ordinance had been signed, McKay considered how to sustain the energy and momentum he had helped to mobilize.

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Skoll Foundation: Empowering Social Entrepreneurs

Authors: Arrillaga-Andreessen, Laura; Hoyt, David
Product Type: Cases
Source: Stanford Graduate School of Business
Publication Year: 2007

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In 1999, eBay’s first president and entrepreneur Jeff Skoll founded the Skoll Foundation. Through his foundation, Skoll sought to fund individuals and organizations that, like promising startup companies, had well thought-out ideas that could quickly grow in scale and impact...

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Philanthropy in America: An Historical and Strategic Overview

Authors: Arrillaga-Andreessen, Laura; Hoyt, David
Product Type: Essays and Concept Papers
Source: Stanford Graduate School of Business
Publication Year: 2004

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This paper traces the development of philanthropy from early colonial days through the formation of the first great philanthropic foundations in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

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