Policy Influence: What Foundations are Doing and Why

The Center for Effective Philanthropy

For all the conversation and critique about foundations’ engagement in public policy, relatively little data about their efforts in the public policy realm are available, including how many foundations engage in efforts to influence public policy, as well as why and how.

To better understand foundations and public policy influence, the Center for Effective Philanthropy studied the perspective of foundation leaders across the country on this topic, through  surveys and in-depth interviews. 

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