There are concerns about the ethics of “grateful patient fundraising.” These may not be entirely unfounded, but we should understand the practice accurately first.
Foundations are best poised to succeed when they take reasonable measures to advance their mission.
Bill Kauffman, in a recent episode of Givers, Doers, & Thinkers, paints a sad portrait of an overly mobile and centralized world while describing the healthier communal life of small town America.
Patrick Deneen and Jeremy Beer discuss the fatal flaws of liberalism and what comes next. Populism paves the way, but it can’t last without elite support.
In Givers, Doers, & Thinkers, Alicia Manning explains that philanthropists needs a “high tolerance for dissonance.” Human life is messy, not uniform, and humane philanthropy embraces that.
Announcing Givers, Doers, & Thinkers, Philanthropy Daily’s new podcast on the intersection of philanthropy and civil society.
It was the best of times, it was the worst of times … and it was a strategic development plan that made all the difference.
Our social fabric is tearing at the seams. We need cultural rites and civic institutions to offer individuals a meaningful membership in a community.
The Giving USA 2020 summary was just released, and the findings are not surprising. That’s a good thing.
Aristotle codified it but many have said: all human actions are done for the sake of some end. A valuable principle in life, this can help our fundraising, too.