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30
Jul
2020
It’s time for a full accounting on eugenics

Including for those progressive foundations that supported and promoted it.


30
Jul
2020
Benevolence, philanthropy, and identity in Civic Gifts

Elisabeth S. Clemens impressively details questions about proper roles of, and relationship between, public and private sectors in meeting social challenges through American history.


29
Jul
2020
Where are they now?

A telling historical snapshot of five foundations.


27
Jul
2020
How much money is in nonprofit endowments in America?

About $1.7 trillion as of 2017.


22
Jul
2020
Revisiting a collection of content on philanthropy and eugenics

In the wake of Planned Parenthood of Greater New York’s disavowal of Margaret Sanger.


20
Jul
2020
When functions are frustrated

In charity and corporate governance, there can be mixed motives, proper or improper purposes, and influenced independence. All should be subject to scrutiny, and maybe cause for concern.


16
Jul
2020
What should conservatives make of the Harper’s letter?

Conservative philanthropy should be constantly on the lookout for young people deep within the heart of progressivism who are beginning to realize that, however noble its ends, its means always turn out to be illiberal and oppressive.


13
Jul
2020
Have you discarded your calendar yet?

If not, don’t. As an aspect of the French Revolution suggests, the old will be new again.


09
Jul
2020
Potential grantmaking options in higher education

Exploring ways to, if inclined, support that which ultimately undergirds Western civilization itself.


08
Jul
2020
Harper’s letter calling for “open debate and toleration of differences” includes philanthropy, too

Courteousness, controversy, the culture, and courage.