People & Projects

Belongingness in an age of woke philanthropy

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.

Keeping orchestras solvent today: an interview with Henry Peyrebrune, part two

In the wake of lockdowns and increased digital use and access, keeping orchestras funded and relevant will be no small task. They need to engage donors and make the experience excellent.


On supporting musicians: an interview with Henry Peyrebrune

NoteWorthy Credit Union makes loans that banks won’t make. This is civil society at work, supporting culture in a way that the for-profit sector cannot.

Kevin Youngblood & the power of planting trees

This week on Givers, Doers, & Thinkers, Jeremy sits down with Kevin Youngblood.


A botanical garden to promote local knowledge and sustainable plant communities

The Garden in the Woods is unique among botanical gardens in its focus on native plant species. This focus teaches guests about the value of sustainable, native communities.

Elise Westhoff & protecting investments of philanthropy

Elise Westhoff of The Philanthropy Roundtable sits down with Jeremy Beer to discuss the status of philanthropy in America and dangerous reforms that could cripple it.


Timothy P Carney & whether the American dream is dead

To kick off season two of the podcast, Jeremy speaks with Timothy P. Carney of the American Enterprise Institute. Jeremy also chats with Kyle Vander Meulen of American Philanthropic on welcoming new donors.

Ben Soskis & the untold history of philanthropy

Today Jeremy speaks with historian and journalist Ben Soskis about the untold story of philanthropy, and Laura Pallares shares ways to ensure your nonprofit lands on its feet after 2020.


Gracy Olmstead & the need for rootedness

Today Jeremy speaks with Gracy Olmstead on localism and the new sites of communal life. Justin Streiff also shares how to assess 2020 and plan for 2021.

Givers Doers & Thinkers, William B. Allen, national character
William B. Allen & building a national character

Today Jeremy speaks with William B. Allen on constitutional heritage and a nation’s character and Austin Detwiler about COVID-19 giving trends and how it might affect nonprofits.




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