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

The Rudy Bruner Award for Urban Excellence seeks to promote innovative thinking about the built environment and advance conversation about making cities better.

Bruner Loeb Forum-Providence Rive Relocation

Bruner Loeb Forum

The Bruner-Loeb Forum is a partnership between the Rudy Bruner Award for Urban Excellence and the Loeb Fellowship Program that brings together distinguished practitioners from across the country to advance creative thinking about placemaking in American 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

The application period for the 2015 award is now closed. The Call for Entries for the 2017 award will be announced in September 2016. Click here to learn more.

Bruner Loeb Forum

The 2014 Bruner Loeb Forum on Design for Equity took place on November 5-6 in Boston. Click here to read our blog past about the event.

Effectiveness Initiatives

Anita Baker, Bruner Foundation evaluation consultant, has been invited to speak at a national evaluation conference in Tel Aviv, Israel on October 21st where the newly translated Bruner evaluation training manuals will be presented to all participants. She will speak on "Understanding and Utilizing Evaluative Thinking" as well as meet with Israeli evaluators and non-profit leadership for a week of training and reciprocal learning about evaluation capacity building.