Lancement du processus de mise à jour de la stratégie « élaboration de politiques fondées sur des données » de la Fondation Hewlett

Click here to read in English La Fondation Hewlett a le plaisir d’annoncer le lancement du processus de mise à jour de sa stratégie intitulée « élaboration de politiques fondées sur des données » (EIP en anglais), dans le cadre de son programme plus large d’Egalité des Genres et Gouvernance (GEG en anglais).  Manifestation directe de l’engagement…

Evidence-Informed Policymaking: Time for a refresh

Cliquez ici pour lire en français The Hewlett Foundation is excited to launch a strategy refresh process for its Evidence-Informed Policymaking (EIP) grantmaking, within the foundation’s broader Gender Equity and Governance (GEG) Program. A direct manifestation of the foundation’s commitment to outcome-focused philanthropy, strategy refreshes are conducted every five years to ensure that our work…

Putting a spotlight on the Bay Area’s vibrant traditional arts

The San Francisco Bay Area’s traditional arts sector is distinguished by its tremendous breadth and depth. The traditional arts — which include dance, music, theater, chanting, rituals, storytelling, visual art, and material arts — are practiced at events that draw thousands, such as Chinese New Year, powwows, and Dia de los Muertos, as well as…

Creativity challenge: The state of arts education in California

More than 15 years ago, the Hewlett Foundation’s Performing Arts and Education Programs jointly commissioned from researchers at SRI International the first comprehensive examination of whether California is living up to its own Education Code. The answer was disheartening. Only 11% of schools reported meeting these requirements: to provide a sequential arts education in all…

Insights from the Performing Arts organizational effectiveness grantmaking supporting equity, inclusion, and diversity

In 2021, the Hewlett Foundation’s Performing Arts Program commissioned Community Wealth Partners to evaluate its initial 2019 round of organizational effectiveness grantmaking supporting equity, inclusion, and diversity (OE-EID) work by its grantees. Community Wealth Partners delivered a report with analysis and recommendations for future OE-EID grantmaking in July 2022.

Lessons and trends in nonprofit capacity strengthening

What does nonprofit capacity strengthening mean and why is it important? How has it evolved and what are emerging trends in the field? As part of its Organizational Effectiveness (OE) strategy refresh, the Hewlett Foundation’s Effective Philanthropy Group set out to answer these questions and better understand the current field of nonprofit capacity strengthening. Since…

Landscape Analysis of Professional Learning on Education Issues in the California Legislature: Executive Summary

Recognizing the critical need to strengthen staffer professional learning in California, the Hewlett Foundation, Sobrato Philanthropies, and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation partnered with Social Policy Research Associates (SPR) to conduct a landscape analysis of the professional learning opportunities available to education policy staffers in the California legislature. Together, they worked closely with Capitol 

Translating equitable principles into transformative funding practices

Cliquez ici pour lire en français. In 2016, the Hewlett Foundation launched a sub-strategy to support a vibrant civil society sector in Africa that could capably and positively influence the family planning and reproductive health policies and funding decisions of national governments and international donors. The strategy sought to address several constraints in prevailing sexual…

Traduire les principes équitables en pratiques de financement transformatives

Click here to read in English.  En 2016, la Fondation Hewlett a lancé une sous-stratégie visant à soutenir un secteur de la société civile dynamique en Afrique, capable d’influencer de manière captivante et positive les politiques de planification familiale et de santé reproductive et les décisions de financement des gouvernements nationaux et des donateurs internationaux.…

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