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 Association. Visit designforequity.org to learn more.

Effectiveness Initiatives

The January 2014 issue of The Foundation Review includes a review of the Effectiveness Initiatives/Evaluative Thinking web portal. Gale Berkowitz writes:  “The Bruner Foundation has consistently demonstrated its commitment to being progressive and innovative in its approach to evaluation and learning... It is a helpful one-stop site for resources for funders and their partners on evaluation capacity building and evaluative thinking.”  Click here to view full article.