As Black History month ends, we are reflecting on a profound experience we shared while in Montgomery, Alabama for a Fund for Shared Insight core funder meeting, and what it means for our work at Irvine.
A new report from the Public Religion Research Institute (PRRI) provide us a unique snapshot of California’s workforce and how the views of those working but struggling with poverty compares to workers who are economically secure.
To really influence the field, we need to build our knowledge sharing muscle beyond our four walls and usual circles. A new report from the Foundation Center, Open for Good: Knowledge Sharing to Strengthen Grantmaking, aims to help funders do just that.
With support from Irvine, Nonprofit Finance Fund (NFF) used its 2015 State of the Nonprofit Sector Survey to examine California nonprofits, focusing on organizations in the San Joaquin Valley and the Inland Empire.
As I took on the CEO role at the James Irvine Foundation, I set out to listen to leaders across California to hear their ideas and advice for the next chapter of Irvine’s work. Over the past five months, I've spoken with many of our state's most passionate, bright, and thoughtful leaders from business, government, and the social sector who shared insights and ideas as we discussed hopes and challenges for California today.