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Capacity Building for Advocacy

  By Valyrie Laedlein  As reported in a Stanford Social Innovation Review blog post, the National Committee of Responsive Philanthropy (NCRP) recently published a report demonstrating the huge impact that foundations can make by investing in advocacy, community organizing and civic engagement.  How to build the capacity of community organizations to engage in advocacy was the topic of an inquiry that Community Resource Exchange was asked to undertake by The Atlantic Philanthropies.  Read more >>

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