Impact Philanthropy: Arts & Culture

Arts and Culture, Education and Literacy, Nonprofits and Philanthropy

Impact Philanthropy: Arts & Culture

Provides an overview of Atlanta area arts and cultural organizations; the role of the arts in education, youth engagement, community development, and support for underserved populations; and the foundation's support for the arts between 2005 and 2009.

Geographic Focus: North America-United States (Southern)-Georgia-Fulton County-Atlanta, North America-United States (Southern)-Georgia

Shuttered Public Schools: The Struggle to Bring Old Buildings New Life

Community and Economic Development, Education and Literacy

Shuttered Public Schools: The Struggle to Bring Old Buildings New Life

Large-scale public school closures have become a fact of life in many American cities, and that trend is not likely to stop now. This report

looks at what happens to the buildings themselves, studying the experiences of Philadelphia and 11 other cities that have decommissioned large numbers of schools in recent years: Atlanta, Chicago, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Detroit, Kansas City, Mo., Milwaukee, Pittsburgh, St. Louis, Tulsa and Washington.

Geographic Focus: North America-United States (Midwestern)-Missouri-St. Louis County-St. Louis, North America-United States (Midwestern)-Missouri-Jackson County-Kansas City, North America-United States (Midwestern)-Michigan-Wayne County-Detroit, North America-United States (Midwestern)-Illinois-Cook County-Chicago, North America-United States (Midwestern)-Ohio-Cuyahoga County-Cleveland, North America-United States (Midwestern)-Ohio-Hamilton County-Cincinnati, North America-United States (Midwestern)-Wisconsin-Milwaukee County-Milwaukee, North America-United States (Northeastern)-Pennsylvania-Allegheny County-Pittsburgh, North America-United States (Southern)-District of Columbia-Washington, North America-United States (Southern)-Georgia-Fulton County-Atlanta, North America-United States (Southern)-Oklahoma-Tulsa County-Tulsa

WASH in Schools Distance Learning Course: Learnings from the Field 2012

Children and Youth, Education and Literacy, International Development

WASH in Schools Distance Learning Course: Learnings from the Field 2012

The Center for Global Safe Water at Emory University and UNICEF collaborated to create a capacity-building programme: the WASH in Schools Distance-Learning Course. Case studies by the graduates from 13 countries and one regional office are included in this report.

Geographic Focus: Africa (Central), Africa (Northeastern)-Sudan, Africa (Southeastern)-Malawi, Africa (Southern) Angola, Africa (Western), Africa (Western)-Nigeria, Africa (Western)-Sierra Leone, Asia (Central)-Afghanistan, Asia (Central)-Kyrgyzstan, Asia (Southeastern)-India, Asia (Southeastern)-Myanmar, Asia (Southern) Bhutan, Asia (Southern)-Nepal, Asia (Southern)-Sri Lanka, Eurasia-Georgia

Cultivating Talent through a Principal Pipeline

Education and Literacy;Employment and Labor

Cultivating Talent through a Principal Pipeline

This report, the second in a series, describes early results of Wallace's Principal Pipeline Initiative, a multi-year effort to improve school leadership in six urban school districts. The report describes changes in the six districts' practices to recruit, train and support new principals. It also offers early lessons for other districts considering changes to their own principal pipelines.

Geographic Focus: North America-United States (Western)-Colorado-Denver County-Denver;North America-United States (Southern)-North Carolina-Mecklenburg County-Charlotte;North America-United States (Southern)-Maryland-Prince George;North America-United States (Southern)-Georgia-Gwinnett County;North America-United States (Southern)-Florida-Hillsborough County;North America-United States (Northeastern)-New York-New York County-New York City

Drawing the Line: Parental Informal Payments for Education Across Eurasia

Education and Literacy, Nonprofits and Philanthropy

Drawing the Line: Parental Informal Payments for Education Across Eurasia

Explores public policy issues on, motivations for, and scope and impact of private contributions to public education in former Soviet bloc countries. Makes recommendations for payment process, community engagement, and policy to promote accountability.

Geographic Focus: Asia (Central)-Kazakhstan, Asia (Central)-Tajikistan, Asia (Western)-Azerbaijan, Eurasia, Eurasia-Azerbaijan, Eurasia-Kazakhstan, Europe (Central)-Slovak Republic, Europe (Eastern)-Azerbaijan, Europe (Eastern)-Kazakhstan, Europe (Eastern)-Moldova, Europe (Northern)-Baltic Region, Europe (Northern)-Latvia, North America-United States (Southern)-Georgia

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