Builders Initiative

8 Bridges and partner Miller Hale Associates are working with Builders Initiative in 2021 and 2022 to research ways the foundation can invest in the growth...
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July 9, 2021

Wyncote Foundation

8 Bridges Workshop has a multi-year relationship with the Wyncote Foundation. Sarah Lutman is a senior advisor to the Foundation and together we have developed and...
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February 5, 2021

Doris Duke Charitable Foundation

8 Bridges conducted research into nonprofit jazz media in the United States, leading to a follow up study of jazz public radio stations and their opportunities...
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July 1, 2021

John S. and James L. Knight Foundation

Report: From Airwaves to Earbuds With Dot Connector Studio, we evaluated the foundation’s investments in podcasting and on-demand audio through the lens of Knight grantees, then wrote...
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July 5, 2021

National Endowment for the Arts

8 Bridges Workshop was the contracted researcher for the Arts and Technology Field Scan, a national research study conducted by the National Endowment for the Arts,...
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Minnesota State Arts Board

8 Bridges supported the MSAB’s operating grants program during a time of staff transition.
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Mardag Foundation

8 Bridges helped the Mardag Foundation board identify opportunities for multi-year investments in organizations serving rural seniors.
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Bigelow Foundation

8 Bridges supported the Bigelow Foundation’s board in thinking through opportunities to provide core operating support.
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George Family Foundation

8 Bridges has completed multiple assignments for this Minneapolis-based family foundation, most recently working with the Foundation’s founders in the search for a new president.
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Kresge Foundation

8 Bridges Workshop conducted a 10 year evaluation of the Kresge Artist Fellows program. The public-facing report on this work is available here. Significant program changes...
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January 22, 2021

Minneapolis Foundation

8 Bridges is supporting the Foundation’s effort to inform and engage national foundations in its work to support Black leadership in the Twin Cities, work toward...
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December 4, 2020

Gifford Foundation

8 Bridges conducted a developmental evaluation of the 10-year impact of the Gifford Foundation’s program, ADVANS (Advancing and Developing the Value and Assets of Nonprofits in...
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February 14, 2020

Independence Public Media Foundation

8 Bridges Workshop supported the research, strategic planning, and launch of this new independent foundation that now serves the Greater Philadelphia region with a mission to...
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February 5, 2020

Margaret A. Cargill Philanthropies

8 Bridges Workshop is working alongside MACP’s Folk Arts & Cultures program leaders on the initial stages of evaluation planning. A series of four virtual convenings...
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August 17, 2018

McKnight Foundation

8 Bridges worked with the McKnight Foundation’s communications staff and program directors to understand how program areas each approach media and strategic communications, and to identify...
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