October 3, 2023
What is implementation science, and how can it help advance child welfare improvements? Allison Metz of UNC Chapel Hill explains.
June 14, 2023 | Robert R. Webb III
The Duke Endowment’s Director of Rural Church, Robb Webb, shares his reflections about a recent grant to support the creation of new faith communities and strengthen existing congregations within the United Methodist conferences.
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Thinking Deeply about Evaluation
The Endowment recently invited Virginia Tech professor Tom Archibald and Jane Buckley of JCB Consulting to lead internal workshops on Evaluative Thinking, a set of habits that aims to help leaders make sound judgments using good evidence. Given the increasing focus on evidence-based programs and enhancing foundation strategy, we thought we’d share some of their insights.
February 4, 2019 | The Duke Endowment
Opening their Home and Hearts
The first time the Stanfields met Alexis, she was 4. Dressed in pink shorts and a white T-shirt, she had long brown hair that draped her pale face. Removed from her family because of safety concerns, she was waiting for her social worker to find her a temporary home. Her clothing and her stuffed bunny filled the black plastic garbage bag beside her.
October 15, 2018 | Phillip H. Redmond Jr.
Sowing Change in Rural Churches
The large sign has only three words — Goldston Community Garden — and that’s intentional.
October 15, 2018 | Robert R. Webb III
Dental Project Meets Patients’ Special Needs
A medical school’s specialized program is showing dentists how to help clients with special needs.
October 11, 2018 | Dr Elizabeth Pilcher and Dr. Michelle Ziegler
Good News for Child Welfare Reform
New federal child welfare reforms hold promise, three N.C. social services directors say.
September 28, 2018 | Donna Fayko, Glenn Osborne, Stoney Blevins