Publications

This is where you will find Heron’s Publications.

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IRS Form 990 – 2002

Access the Foundation's IRS tax return.

Assessing Impact

We take this opportunity to communicate Heron's approach to assessing impact, with a particular audience in mind: our customers -- grantees, investees and applicants.We thought that it might be useful to outline how and why we support practitioners and their networks in results-based, management-oriented systems for assessing impact. Following this letter, we highlight four organizations that demonstrate impact at the local, regional and national levels.

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F.B. Heron Foundation Annual Report 2002

A report on Foundation activities in 2002.

Illustrative Deal Profiles – Part 1

Featured: Community Loan Fund of New Jersey, Inc., Community Reinvestment Fund, Inc., and Adena Ventures, LP.

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Illustrative Deal Profiles – Part 2

Featured: Latino Community Credit Union, Cooperativa Comunitaria Latina de Credito, Habitat for Humanity International, Inc., and Redevelopment Authority of the City of Philadelphia.

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Illustrative Deal Profiles – Part 3

Featured: Bay Area Smart Growth Fund I, LLC, UrbanAmerica, LP, and Yucaipa Corporate Initiatives Fund I, LP

Private Community Investment Trust: Putting the Endowment to Work for Mission

A letter by former Heron President Sharon King. Reprinted from the 2001 Annual Report of The F.B. Heron Foundation

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Achieving Tangible Results

Featured: McAuley Institute -- Success Measures Project.

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