Melville in the News

Some Tips for Small Foundations Seeking to ‘Punch Above Their Weight’

The Trust is profiled in this article examining how small foundations can make an outsized impact. 

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Questions for Jeff Bezos

by | September 21, 2018

Jeff Bezos is investing $2 billion to help families experiencing homelessness. But will it actually help in the long run?

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Melville in the News

$10 Million From 9 Foundations Will Call Attention the Lack of Low-Cost Housing

The Trust joined forces with eight national foundations to create Funders for Housing and Opportunity, a funding collaborative dedicated to ensuring ensure individuals and families across America can afford safe, stable rentals in thriving communities.

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The Whole Person

by | February 7, 2018

We know housing is at the core of ending homelessness. We also know we can’t stop there.

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Getting “RACI” With Our Partners!

by | August 22, 2017

How we used a simple tool to enhance collaboration among our grantee partners.

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Announcing our Latest Grants to End Homelessness: May 2017

by | May 16, 2017

Our latest grants to end homelessness.

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Melville in the News

An End to Homelessness? Behind the Rising Optimism Among Funders

Inside Philanthropy talks to Funders Together to End Homelessness and says “the signs are promising that the fight against homelessness is entering a new and more successful phase.”

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Melville in the News

Light at the End of the Tunnel: Is Philanthropy Finally Making Real Progress on Homelessness?

Inside Philanthropy examines the Trust’s long-term commitment to ending homelessness and highlights elements that have helped get us closer to our ultimate goal.

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What We Learned by Asking our Grantee Partners, “How Are We Doing?”

by | November 15, 2016

The four big things we learned from surveying our grantees.

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Melville in the News

Family Foundations Give Less to Social Justice Than Other Grant Makers Do

The Melville Trust is one of the few family foundations that devote a large portion of grantmaking to social justice.

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Looking Back and Moving Forward

by | October 26, 2012

A note from the Trust’s new Executive Director, Janice Elliott.

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