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A recent report analyzed differences in activities, mission, and funding for nonprofits in landslide voting districts.
Understanding changes in donor behavior and what influences them informs policies that could monitor, discourage, or provide incentives for charitable giving.
Fresno is one of America's youngest, most diverse, and fastest-growing cities, but it also has a high rate of concentrated poverty.
For local practitioners to benefit from evidence, they need to be engaged in all phases of research.
Emerging sources of private-sector data could change the public research landscape for the better.
Companies are exploring how to share their wealth of data for research and crafting public policy.
Community foundations are well suited to receive large influxes of capital to then distribute to diverse organizations.
A suit filed against the Trump Foundation has highlighted the role states play in regulating charities.
Place-based impact investing is gaining momentum in foundations across the country.
Black families are choosing to prioritize philanthropy despite structural barriers to building wealth.

The Vulnerable, Vital 2020 Census

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The Vulnerable, Vital 2020 Census

The decennial Census will gather the most complete picture of America of the past 10 years, but its accuracy is in jeopardy.

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Structural Racism in America

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Structural Racism in America

Public policies, institutional practices, and cultural narratives perpetuate our country's racial inequalities. 

Critical Value: An Urban Institute Podcast

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Critical Value: An Urban Institute Podcast

Experts discuss the best available data and evidence on topics that matter.

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