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Opportunities to Address Long-Term Unemployment

October 2013

Arabella Advisors, with support from the Rockefeller Foundation, conducted an in-depth analysis of the causes and consequences of long-term unemployment and strategies to effectively address it.

This report identifies approaches to:

  • Increase employer demand for workers who are vulnerable to long-term unemployment
  • Ensure long-term unemployed workers have the skills and credentials necessary to access and retain
    middle-wage jobs
  • Improve employment processes to better match long-unemployed job seekers with open jobs

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Impact 2013: What the Experts Say About Making a Difference in the New Year

December 2012

2013 will be a year of tremendous philanthropic need and opportunity. To help strategic philanthropists think about the coming year and how they may maximize their impact, we asked some of the sharpest thinkers and greatest innovators in the sector to share their insights on the crucial topics the sector must address, the challenges it will face, and the meaningful impact we are collectively well positioned to achieve. Throughout December, Arabella ran Impact 2013, a series of posts on our Greater Good blog. Impact 2013 featured ideas ranging from philanthropy and the political system to converting innovation into sustainable reality to global issues such as maternal health, nutrition, and more.

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Arabella Insights: Greater Good Through Political Giving

September 2012

With the 2012 election drawing near, many donors have questions about how political giving can reinforce their philanthropic strategy, amplify their voice, and impact the issues they care about most. This webinar explained the many different ways political contributions can be used to candidate committees, PACs, 501(c)(3)s, and other organizations to advance one’s philanthropic strategy.

Our speakers included:

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Six Guidelines for Smarter Political Giving

August 2012

Money talks—especially during election season. Including political giving in your philanthropic strategy can be a valuable way to amplify your voice and impact the issues you care about most. We have compiled six best practices for making the most of your political contributions, along with a chart to help you navigate your options.

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We also hosted a webinar during which Eric Kessler and Jim Joseph of Arnold & Porter discussed the many different ways political contributions can be used to candidate committees, PACs, 501(c)(3)s, and other organizations to advance one’s philanthropic strategy.

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How Funders Can Help America’s Veterans

November 2011

After more than 10 years of war in Iraq and Afghanistan, our returning service members and their families need a wide range of support services, from counseling for post-traumatic stress disorder and substance abuse to higher education and jobs placement. This teleconference explored the critical role funders can play in helping connect grantees that provide needed services with veterans and their families.

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