January 28, 2012
Leveraging Limited Dollars: How Grantmakers Achieve Tangible Results by Funding Policy and Community Engagement
By Lisa Ranghelli, January 2012. This report distills findings from more than 400 pages of research amassed over three years as part of NCRP’s Grantmaking for Community Impact Project (GCIP). The project documented $26.6 billion in benefits for taxpayers and communities in 13 states, and found that every dollar grantmakers and other donors invested in policy and civic engagement provided a return of $115 in community benefit...read more.