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    Emphasizing the "L" in MEL: Guest Post

    August 1, 2016 By Tom David

    Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) have become indispensable features in the practice of smart and accountable philanthropy. With the IRS’ recent release of foundations’ 990-PF tax returns as machine-readable data, we may be on the cusp of a new level of public scrutiny of the practices of organized philanthropy in the U.S.

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    From Global Goals to Local Impact: How Philanthropy Can Help Achieve the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals in the U.S.

    July 26, 2016

    Council on Foundations in partnership with the SDG Philanthropy Platform recently released a report calling on domestic funders to support the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) on a local level, indicating that U.S. philanthropy has a critical role to play in supporting and advancing these global goals.

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    Partnerships for Revitalizing Catholic Schools

    Catholic Education July 1, 2016 By Sabrina Wong

    Collaboration between funders is positively impacting the operational vitality of Catholic schools in Los Angeles, and across the nation.

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    Advocates who have experienced homelessness SpeakUp!

    Homelessness June 29, 2016

    Find out how people who have experienced homelessness are taking control of their lives and advocating for others still living on the streets.

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    Conrad N. Hilton Foundation Awards Close to $23 Million in Grants in the Second Quarter of 2016

    June 27, 2016 By Julia Friedman

    (LOS ANGELES) June 27, 2016– The board of directors of the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation announced today that it approved $22.9 million in grants during the second quarter of 2016.

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    Why U.S. foundations should take the global Sustainable Development Goals seriously

    June 1, 2016 By Edmund J. Cain

    In his article, originally published in the Spring 2016 issue of Responsive Philanthropy, the official publication of the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy, Vice President for Grant Programs Ed Cain calls on Foundations to get serious about supporting the Sustainable Development Goals.

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    The Future of Philanthropy in Humanitarian Action

    May 25, 2016 By Edmund J. Cain

    In this article, our Vice President, Grant Programs, Edmund J. Cain talks about the need for donors to keep pace with the evolving disaster relief and recovery sector.

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    Global Indicators Conference hosted by the Hilton Foundation

    May 19, 2016 By Barbara Thomas

    The Conrad N. Hilton Foundation and UCLA began a very important conversation last month among a dozen or so of the world’s most esteemed strategists, statisticians and social scientists. The Global Indicators Conference, a daylong convening, invited some of the world’s “best counters” to shares their work measuring poverty and social progress.

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