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Worth a read on the web

A couple of interesting grantmaking-related reads out of the US have appeared on the web:

In the first article, the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy (NCRP) looks at the New York Community Trust's granting towards the accessibility and quality of public education in New York City; and in particular on the work of one grantee.

In the piece Masa: Hitting the 'Sweet Spot' with Resident-Led Advocacy and Organizing, NCRP describes the work of the Mexican American Student Association (Masa) and how the Trust has helped it through honest feedback, as well as its support of grassroots groups.

The second piece - from the Philanthropy News Digest - brings us some good news concerning a past Grantmaking in Australia Conference presenter.

The article can be found via this link - http://bit.ly/24Q0MDA - and conveys word that the New York-based Robin Hood Foundation raised more than $US60 million at its annual fundraising gala earlier in the week.

The foundation works to reduce poverty in New York City.

At the 2015 Grantmaking in Australia Conference, the foundation's Michael Weinstein shared the organisation's rigourous, numbers-based approach to making grants to tackle poverty.

A transcript of the presentation can be found by clicking here.

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