It was the best of times, it was the worst of times … and it was a strategic development plan that made all the difference.
Elise Westhoff’s stance on woke philanthropy from the helm of The Philanthropy Roundtable carves out space for donors who want to oppose today’s “woke” fads.
Questions around abuse of donor intent make their way to high schools, in a new lawsuit about a $1.35 million pledge to a Catholic school in Florida.
SCOTUS protects donor privacy over “efficiency.” Some worry that this enables more “dark money” in politics.
MacKenzie Scott is finding her way as a generous philanthropist, which is good to see. There are some wrinkles to iron out.
The new Center for Civil Society will help donors support their communities, without becoming overwhelmed by options or paralyzed by “impact.”
The Institute to Accelerate Charitable Giving gets legs as Senators Grassley and King introduce the “Accelerating Charitable Efforts Act.”
Conversations about student loan debt need to look at more than just the staggering “total amount.” The Peterson Foundation offers a start with “10 key facts” about student loan debt.
Motivating donors to give isn’t easy. You need to connect money to mission, but you also need to give donors a reason to act. That might require some cheese.
The Initiative to Accelerate Charitable giving is not without merit, but it does little to accelerate charitable giving.