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Strong Foundations: Financial Security Starts with Affordable, Stable Housing – A Research Primer

Strong Foundations Housing Report
Published: 
01/2020

This new comprehensive research primer from Aspen Institute EPIC draws on extensive review of the research literature, engagement with more than 100 experts, and analysis of federal survey data.

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Nonprofit Impact Matters: How America’s Charitable Nonprofits Strengthen Communities and Improve Lives

[Report] Nonprofit Impact Matters
Published: 
09/2019

The National Council of Nonprofits has compiled in one convenient spot the latest data on the national scope and impact of charitable nonprofits.

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Placed-Based Impact Investing: Three Briefs for Practitioners

Published: 
06/2019

Seeking ways to maximize the social and economic returns of their place-based impact investments, foundations, CDFIs, private investors, and others are turning to collaboration.

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Place Matters: Philadelphia Children's Health and Well-Being

Place Matters
Published: 
04/2019

SCATTERGOOD FOUNDATION published Place Matters: Philadelphia Children's Health and Well-Being, a series produced in partnership with Azavea that examines the distribution of assets in each of Philadelphia’s 10 city council districts and ranks each district in terms of how those assets stack up compared to the level of risk faced by children in those areas.

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The Status of Women in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania: 2018 Report

The Status of Women in Montgomery County, PA
Published: 
04/2019

The report is an in-depth baseline needs assessment of women in Montgomery County, PA and explores eight major areas affecting the lives of women: employment and earnings; work and family; poverty and opportunity; health and well-being; reproductive rights and infant health; violence and safety; political participation; and women veterans.

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The Impact of Youth Civic Engagement on Community Health, Safety, and Equity

Published: 
04/2019

This report discusses how the zip code among other factors play a major role in the safety and development of the youth within America. Depending on the area a child is more likely to experience community violence by living in a neighborhood with diminished economic opportunities compared to a more affluent one.

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Women Give 2019: Gender and Giving Across Communities of Color

Published: 
03/2019

Women Give 2019 is the first study to explore the intersection of race, giving and gender. The report finds that generosity is a value shared by all communities, and that women across race and ethnicity are leading through philanthropy. As communities of color grow in wealth and influence, the study demonstrates the unique perspectives women of color bring to philanthropy and underscores the importance of understanding and engaging donors from diverse backgrounds.

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