Bruner Foundation

Bruner Foundation, Inc.

Since its founding in 1963, the Bruner Foundation has been known for innovative thinking about complex social issues, and for its ongoing commitment to meaningful social change.

Rudy Bruner Award-Inner-City Arts

Rudy Bruner Award

Rudy Bruner Award winners enliven our nation's cities and provide innovative models for addressing some of our country's most persistent urban ills.

Bruner Loeb Forum-Providence Rive Relocation

Bruner Loeb Forum

The Bruner Loeb Forum applies the expertise of Rudy Bruner Award winners and Loeb fellows and alumna to a wide variety of challenges facing our cities.

Effectiveness Initiatives

Effectiveness Initiatives

These initiatives work to increase effectiveness in the nonprofit service sector by strengthening internal evaluation capacity and the ability to use evaluative thinking in a wide range of organizational areas.

 

News & Events

Rudy Bruner Award

Applications are being accepted for the 2015 award. Click here to learn more and apply. The deadline is December 9th, 2014.

Bruner Loeb Forum

The 2014 Bruner Loeb Forum on Design for Equity will be held November 5-6 in Boston in collaboration with Enterprise Community Partners, the Boston Redevelopment Authority and Codman Square Neighborhood Development Corporation. Visit designforequity.org to learn more.

Effectiveness Initiatives

Reflections on Building Evaluative Capacity offers results from a follow-up study of participants in Bruner Foundation capacity-building work since 1996, including interviews with organization leaders, and a summary of the organizational benefits and challenges of investing in evaluative capacity.