What Matters

Investing in Results to Build Strong Vibrant Communities

By Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco and Nonprofit Finance Fund: This book features a collection of 56 essays by 80 leaders working on social programs, community development and other anti-poverty programs. Their collective message advocates for a shift toward outcomes-based funding of social... 493 pages. ©2017. | Available formats: Book

What To Do When Your Child Gets Sick

By Ann Kuklierus, RN; and Gloria Mayer, RN: The book contains information for managing more than 50 common childhood illnesses and health problems, including earaches, fever, vomiting and nosebleeds. It describes the condition, what can be done at home, and when to... 181 pages. ©2008. | Available formats: Book, Spanish

What's Math Got To Do With It?

By Jo Boaler: This engaging book shows —rather than tells — the reader what terrific math instruction looks like. It's for teachers and parents who want to improve children’s mathematics learning. The author presents advice and research findings through... 272 pages. ©2015. | Available formats: Book, Kindle eBook

Winning Grants Step by Step

The Complete Workbook for Planning, Developing, and Writing Successful Proposals

By Tori O'Neal-McElrath: This hands-on, user-friendly workbook guides the user through the basic grantwriting process. It is modeled on creating proposals for program funding and can be adapated easily for general support and other proposals. The book... 128 pages. ©2013. | Available formats: Book, Kindle eBook

Worlds Apart

Poverty and Politics in Rural America

By Cynthia M. Duncan: When it was first published in 1999, Worlds Apart gave readers a glimpse of the nature of poverty through the stories of real people in three remote rural areas of the United States: New England, Appalachia, and the Mississippi Delta. In... 328 pages. ©2015. | Available formats: Book, Kindle eBook

You Don't Need a Title to be a Leader

By Mark Sanborn: Sanborn has gathered simple secrets to becoming a great leader and packaged them in a highly readable handbook. Along the way, you’ll become acquainted with some ordinary people achieving extraordinary things. 102 pages. ©2006. | Available formats: Book, Kindle eBook

Youth-Adult Partnership Resource Kit

Tools and Inspiration for Organizations and Communities

By The Ford Family Foundation: This resource is for community leaders, youth development professionals, and K-12 educators and administrators. It targets any ally to youth who is interested in organizational improvement and new avenues and strategies for authentic youth... 146 pages. ©2018. | Available formats: Book