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In 2016, the Getty Foundation engaged the Center for Effective Philanthropy (CEP) to conduct a Grantee Perception Report of our active organizational grantees. More than 300 foundations across the United States have contracted with CEP to undertake similar studies, including many of our peers, especially in California. Responses from over 50,000 grantees have been aggregated in a large CEP dataset so foundations can measure their responses against the philanthropic field as a whole. Overall, we are pleased with the results and have used the CEP report to identify ways to improve communications with our grantees so that they have a better understanding of priorities and procedures.

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