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Philanthropy Annual: 2009 Review

Be in the know. Stay on top of the issues, trends, and people in the field. Philanthropy Annual, our compendium of highlights from the year, includes:
  • Exclusive interviews with leaders in our field
  • Commentary by respected thinkers
  • Notable leadership changes and sector awards
  • A roundup of books, periodicals, and blogs
  • Key stats on foundation giving
  • A handy desk reference section with listings of sector organizations and contacts

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2009: Top Stories in the News

  • Hard-Pressed Nonprofits Wait, Hope for Recovery
  • Global Health, Healthcare Reform Share Spotlight
  • Shrunken Endowments, Infusion of Federal Funds Dominate Education Agenda
  • Charity Comes to the Social Media Ball
  • Philanthropy and the Future of Journalism
  • White House Pledges Support for Social Innovation, Public-Private Partnerships
  • Noteworthy Gifts
  • 2010: Preview of the Year Ahead

People Who Make a Difference

  • Key Changes in Leadership 2009
  • Prize Philanthropy Awards and Recipients, 2009
  • 2009 Awards to Philanthropists
  • Nonprofit Times "2009 Power & Influence Top 50"

Newsmakers interviews
  • Albert Ruesga, President and CEO, Greater New Orleans Foundation
  • Jane Wales, President and Co-Founder, Global Philanthropy Forum
"5 Questions For…"
  • Katya Andresen, Chief Operating Officer, Network for Good
  • Vicki Escarra, President and CEO, Feeding America
  • Julie Rogers, President, Eugene and Agnes E. Meyer Foundation
Commentary & Opinion
  • "Make a Socially Responsible Investment in Young Black Men," by Cedric Brown, Director,
    Mitchell Kapor Foundation
  • "Performance Measurement: Put a Stake in the Ground," by Andrew Wolk, CEO and founder, Root Cause
  • "Social Media Can Open Door to Philanthropy's Future," by Larry Blumenthal, Former Director, Social Media Strategy, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Media Review

  • Books published in 2009
  • Periodicals
  • Blogs
  • Online Reports

The State of Foundation Giving

  • 30 Largest Foundation Grants in 2007
  • Grants by Major Subject Categories
  • Foundation Establishments 2007–2009
  • Foundation Terminations 2007–2009
  • 50 Largest Grantmaking Public Charities
  • 50 Largest Foundations
  • 10 Largest Foundations in Each State

Appendix: Key Contacts

  • Foundation Center Funding Information Centers
  • Nonprofit Academic Centers
  • Regional Associations of Grantmakers
  • Grantmaker Affinity Groups
  • Other Nonprofit Support Organizations
  • Philanthropy Periodical Editors
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