The GR Editors


In case of homelessness in L.A., Deloitte’s look at philanthropy in “new light” sees “instrumental change” quite curiously

Foundations’ collective effort presented as exemplary isn’t, or at least not for the reasons the consultants think.


“Heaven forbid, Les”

Leslie Lenkowsky: “obvious solution” to “money not really being used for charitable purposes” is to end “tax deduction for all contributions.”



Reform of “fiscal sponsorship”

Worth exploring.

Victor Davis Hanson on David Geffen’s $150 million gift to Yale

Wealthy elite gravitate toward elitism, however well-endowed already.


Thoughts on philanthropy from The Giving Review’s “Conversations” series in the first half of 2021

A mid-year collection of interesting and insightful thinking about grantmaking and giving.