of Consensus: A Summary of Proceedings of the National Symposium
on Service (February 1997)
Highlights the key questions addressed during the National Symposium
held in July 1996 and demonstrates how, across the political spectrum,
there is agreement about the value of service as an ethic in American
society. No longer available in print or for online download.
Our Principles Making a Difference (April 1997)
A special Public Policy Task Force Report on the relationship between
Grantmaker Forum principles and the direction in which national
policy is headed.
Service as a National Movement NOT Just Another Federal
Program (April 1997)
Lays out specific guidelines for an effective national service policy.
of Success: Public/Private Partnerships for Community and National
Service (April 1998)
Profiles of eight exemplary public/private partnerships that support
community and national service.
Who Gets (October 1998)
Based on the session in Seattle, WA, this publication systematically
approaches the questions surrounding community and national service.
Society and Educational Renewal: Service Learning in the 21st Century
A summary of a regional dialogue in Minneapolis, MN in April of
1998 featuring economist Jeremy Rifkin that discusses the possibilities
for reinvigorating civil society through educational reform.
Service in the Next Century: Taking it to Scale (May 1999)
Monograph based on a policy forum co-sponsored by the Grantmaker
Forum at City Years 1998 Annual Conference.
of Success: Community Foundations in Service to Communities (September
Profile of eight exemplary service programs in which community foundations
play a leading role.
AmeriCorps: Getting Good Things Done in Northern California:
Executive Summary (October 1999)
This executive summary of a comprehensive study of 19 Northern California
AmeriCorps programs was commissioned by the Northern California
Grantmakers. Cost of production and national dissemination was paid
for by the Grantmaker Forum.
Forum on Community & National Service 2nd Annual Conference Keynote
Address by Angela Glover Blackwell (November 1999)
The transcript of the keynote address given at the Grantmaker Forum
2nd Annual Conference in Berkeley, California by Angela Glover Blackwell,
President of PolicyLink.
Power of Service: 2000 Conference Session Highlights (April 2001)
highlights three of the sessions from the Grantmaker Forum's 2000
Conference, Revitalizing Democracy: The Power of Service. The sessions
highlighted include the keynote address by the Honorable Leon Panetta,
the luncheon plenary session entitled Building Engaged Communities,
and a concurrent conversation entitled The Promise and Pitfalls
of Creating an Engaged Citizenry.