Stories

Capacity Building

  • Promoting Grassroots Leadership Development: the Role of a Learning Program

    Originally published in June 2002, this paper aims to capture lessons about using a learning initiative to enhance the impact of leadership development efforts. Its goal is to describe the Southern Grassroots Leadership Development Learning Program for an audience of foundations, intermediaries, nonprofits and others interested in supporting, managing or participating in a learning...

    Promoting Grassroots Leadership Development: the Role of a Learning Program
  • Community Development Financial Institutions: A Study on Growth and Sustainability

    The Babcock Foundation occasionally commissions learning papers to increase our board and staff knowledge of various pathways out of poverty, with a focus on the Southeastern United States. This study was released in June 2011 to inform organizational thinking about the challenges and opportunities facing community development financial institutions (CDFIs).

    CDFIs are for-...