A light at the end of the tunnel Photo by Vladimir Kramer

From Understanding to Impact

Lessons from the field

How do foundations turn their deep knowledge in a field into more effective grantmaking?

This case study by the Center for Effective Philanthropy takes a closer look at how foundations cultivate an understanding of their issue areas, and turn that understanding into more effective grantmaking. The Haas, Jr. Fund, the Energy Foundation, and the Wilburforce Foundation share their approaches to strengthening their fields.