Phoebe Kalthoff

Phoebe Kalthoff

Phoebe Kalthoff works at American Philanthropic, a philanthropic consulting firm. She assists in all matters relating to nonprofit client engagement, as well as creative services and design projects. Prior to joining American Philanthropic, Phoebe taught elementary art and worked for a small philanthropic organization in northern Kentucky. Phoebe earned a B.A. in Fine Arts and English from Hillsdale College and studied at Oxford University. 

Good fundraisers make good neighbors

Door-to-door solicitations can promote neighborliness and serve as a valuable part of a healthy community.


How occupational licensing blocks employees from entering the workforce

Broad occupational licensing laws serve to block too many applicants from the workforce—especially reformed ex-criminals.

Further thoughts on revolution, remembrance, and the revitalization of civil society

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David Rubenstein and the Jefferson Memorial, Anand Giridharadas and the Wollman Rink

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