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Harnessing Momentum for Change
Harnessing Momentum for Change

Newton’s first law of motion states that an object at rest, or moving at a constant speed in a straight line, will stay that way unless acted upon by a force. Staying at rest and moving at a constant speed in a straight line aren’t all that different in Newtonian...

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Multiyear General Operating Support: What Gives?
Multiyear General Operating Support: What Gives?

It was almost two decades ago that I got my first taste of how frustrating funder restrictions on grants could be. I had recently started working at CEP, and we were discussing a project proposal draft with a potential funder. The funder asked us to add additional...

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Taking the Guesswork out of Judging Research
Taking the Guesswork out of Judging Research

[vc_row el_class="sixtysix-thirtythree"][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text]This post originally appeared on the blog in March 2015, and is reposted here as part of our Rewind series. CEP is currently in the process of renewing its membership with AAPOR's...

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Doing Greater Good for the Greater Good
Doing Greater Good for the Greater Good

[vc_row el_class="sixtysix-thirtythree"][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text]Philanthropy alone cannot solve the problems our society faces, but it has a vital role to play. We know this because it has historically played such a role, even as we can all agree that...

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Are Nonprofits Getting the Support They Really Need?
Are Nonprofits Getting the Support They Really Need?

[vc_row el_class="sixtysix-thirtythree"][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text]Strengthening nonprofit organizations and providing general operating support have been discussion topics for decades in philanthropy. When CEP set out to conduct research on these issues...

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The Values that Guide CEP’s Research
The Values that Guide CEP’s Research

[vc_row el_class="sixtysix-thirtythree"][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text]We are confronted daily with numbers and statements, often conflicting. Take two recent headlines about a daily habit many of us enjoy: one headline from CNN proclaims, "Coffee may come...

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