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.
We should remember Julius Rosenwald’s philanthropy and his accomplishments at Sears, Roebuck if we are to properly assess his place in American history.
NPR’s Tom Gjelten recently reported on two separate but related stories of faith-based schools that are explicit about their goal of educating students in an observant religious environment.
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.
The political right and left are intellectually bankrupt, uninspiring, and unnuanced. We must rely on—and promote—philanthropy and the nonprofit sector to advance a healthy society.
Do funders supporting Teach for America and charter schools wield too much power to determine where teachers are placed?
The 2019 Nonprofit Innovation & Optimization Summit hosted by NextAfter had a lot of extremely useful tips for fundraisers. At the same time, it had a major blind spot for providing comprehensive advice for nonprofit organizations.
The Madison Initiative director talks about his early career, management consulting, and philanthropy.
The Department of Education Reform chair talks about philanthropic education-reform strategies—including the Gates Foundation’s—and learning from failure, or not.
The Department of Education Reform chair talks about education-reform philanthropy and that which animates it, as well as Teach for America.