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EMCF's View | Philanthropy | February 8, 2014

Nancy Roob on "The Challenge We Face"

Nancy Roob, President of EMCF, discusses the profound impact philanthropic partnerships can have on the lives of disadvantaged youth in the United States.

via youtu.be

EMCF's View | Nancy Roob | December 23, 2013

"The Courage to Change"

Addressing a conference, After the Leap: Building a Performance Management Culture, EMCF President Nancy Roob argues that a piecemeal approach cannot solve major social problems.

EMCF's View | Nancy Roob | September 18, 2013

Lessons from a Decade of Work with Grantees

A report by researchers Bill Ryan and Barbara Taylor, EMCF's Youth Development Fund: Results and Lessons from the First 10 Years, chronicles the achievements of EMCF’s grantees and the evolution of our grantmaking approach. 

EMCF's View | Nancy Roob | July 17, 2013

Announcing Three New Investments

The board of trustees of the Edna McConnell Clark Foundation has approved investments of up to $8.25 million over three years in three exceptional nonprofits....

EMCF's View | May 1, 2013

Philanthropy Spotlights: Nancy Roob

Interviewed by the Bridgespan Group, EMCF’s President describes the Foundation’s investment approach and offers advice to other funders and service providers.

via www.bridgespan.org

EMCF's View | Charles "Chuck" Harris | February 7, 2013

Aggregating Growth Capital for Scale

In an interview for the Social Impact Exchange, EMCF Portfolio Manager and Director of Capital Aggregation Chuck Harris describes the potential of capital aggregation to propel the nonprofit sector.

via www.socialimpactexchange.org

EMCF's View | Nancy Roob | May 15, 2012

The Power of Partnership

EMCF President Nancy Roob welcomes and thanks 13 co-investors in the True North Fund, a partnership created to leverage federal funding from the Social Innovation Fund.

EMCF's View | Nancy Roob | March 21, 2011

Charting a Path for Growth

The board of trustees of the Edna McConnell Clark Foundation has approved investments of up to $42 million over three years in nine outstanding organizations....

EMCF's View | Evidence and Evaluation | Nancy Roob | January 11, 2011

Evidence and Evaluation: Getting from Promise to Proof

EMCF President Nancy Roob discusses evidence and evaluation on the blog of Duke University’s Center for Strategic Philanthropy and Civil Society.

via cspcs.sanford.duke.edu