CFLeads: Community Foundations Leading Change



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On the Brink of New Promise:
The Future of U.S. Community Foundations

© Copyright 2005 Blueprint Research & Design, Inc. and Monitor Company Group, LLP.

This report captures the findings of the first phase of the future of community philanthropy project. It examines the changing environment for community philanthropy and its implications for community foundations. It posits that U.S. community foundations have entered a pivotal new era that may hold surprises as significant as was the introduction of commercial charitable gift funds in the early 1990s.

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