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How can communities build partnerships to support college success?

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Summer Jobs Connect: Summer Youth Employment as a High Impact Banking Access Moment

In a new Guest Blog, Jonathan Mintz – CEO of the Cities for Financial Empowerment Fund – shares lessons learned from eight city partners who integrated financial empowerment strategies into summer youth employment as part of the second year of the CFE Fund’s Summer Jobs Connect initiative.

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A Foundation's Theory of Philanthropy: What It Is, What It Provides, How to Do It

In this Foundation Review article, the authors argue that philanthropic endeavors should be undergirded by a theory of philanthropy. Among other objectives, a theory-of-philanthropy is designed to help foundations align their strategies, governance, operating and accountability procedures, and grantmaking profile and policies with their resources and mission.

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