The “sins” that foundation executives often cite in their work with nonprofit grantees.
Civil society should not be seen by experts, or funders, merely as a tool to solve social problems.
Next time you see protesters picketing something in Manhattan, be aware that a third—or more—of their salaries comes from New York City and the state of New York.
Those who care about the sector should be a little unsettled.
We should remember Julius Rosenwald’s philanthropy and his accomplishments at Sears, Roebuck if we are to properly assess his place in American history.
Bright Shiny Object Syndrome and its effect on the nonprofit sector.
Considering the principle of “subsidiarity” as a way to untangle the complex relationship between philanthropy, power, and justice.
Is your direct mail vendor ripping you off?
A legal battle developing in Milwaukee over the wishes of philanthropist Kurtis Froedtert ought to remind donors everywhere to be very careful in how their wills are phrased.
Billionaire Robert F. Smith made a big splash when he told Morehouse grads he would pay off their student debt. Yet his generosity adheres to a long African American tradition.
With increasing wealth inequality, more parents are more concerned to foster generosity in their kids. A new children’s book from Adam and Allison Grant seeks to teach children about gift-giving.
In wake of USC Center on Philanthropy & Public Policy’s must-read report, first of three-part series overviews initial ambitions and aspirations of effort led by city’s funders to deal with “wicked problem.”
From the Old Testament.
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