Organic Philanthropy

Small Investments, Big Results

Report

In this report, the Casey Foundation introduces a new approach — Organic Philanthropy — aimed at propelling and sustaining positive community change. Readers will see this practice in action, as Casey recounts how it leveraged local resources and modest seed money to revitalize and expand aid for disadvantaged families in Native American and Southern-border communities.  

January 1, 2009

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Achieving the Anchor Promise

Improving Outcomes for Low-Income Children, Families and Communities

Report

Interviews with anchor institutions (hospitals, universities, etc.), government leaders and community leaders help establish common ground for measuring the potential impact large businesses could have on surrounding neighborhoods. 

August 10, 2013

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Building Assets, Strengthening Families in Baltimore

Report

This report provides an overview of the key components of the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s financial stability activities for low-income families in Baltimore and, increasingly, the state of Maryland. It is a case study of how this multipronged strategy has been developed and implemented in Baltimore and offers insights for others doing this important work in their communities.

November 1, 2011

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Investing in New Orleans

Lessons for Philanthropy in Public Housing Redevelopment

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This report ex­amines how philanthropy shaped the overall approach to community change and public housing development in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina. The document uses Casey’s role as an example and its per­spective on the process as a lens to focus on efforts that were results-oriented, resident-focused, multi-generational and economi­cally sustainable.

December 1, 2013

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The Anchor Dashboard

Aligning Institutional Practice to Meet Low-Income Community Needs

Report

Funded by the Annie E. Casey Foundation, this document accompanies Achieving the Anchor Promise: Improving Outcomes for Low-Income Children, Families and Communities, and provides infomation on dashboard indicators connected to anchor institutions.

August 1, 2013

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