The GR Editors


Trust in philanthropy substantially declines

Independent Sector survey finds that trust in grantmakers “to do what is right” went from 15% in 2020 to just 4% in ’21.

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.


Thoughts on philanthropy from books featured in The Giving Review in the first half of 2021

A mid-year collection of interesting and insightful passages.


The liberal philanthropic establishment and the President’s anti-crime strategy

Some of biggest pillars of America’s liberal philanthropic establishment to not just financially support, but actually participate in project.