Philanthropic Organizations and Metropolitan Universities

  • Steven A. Minter The Cleveland Foundation
Keywords: Metropolitan Universities, Community Foundations


In a context of continuing decentralization in social policy, innovation, and experimentation, community foundations and metropolitan universities are natural partners. Foundations and local governments increasingly need timely information, analysis, and evaluation, which universities are in an excellent position to provide. Universities should seek foundation assistance to build capacity for accessible, relevant, ongoing research, and service.