Profiles in Howard Husock’s new book tell a larger story, engagingly tracing an unfortunate development: the displacement of civil society by the state.
An important charitable lesson from the classic Christmas film.
Examining whether “thoughts and prayers” substitute for or complement material help.
By suggesting that our vast network of social services isn’t adequate to the task of meeting human needs, the everyday charitable acts of Americans “threaten” to carve out islands of independent civic initiative, free from the heavy-handed guidance and arrogant expertise of philanthropic reformers.
George Soros’ new book notes “pitfalls and paradoxes” of philanthropy in ways that seem quite familiar.
As establishment philanthropy defends its position in American society, it would do well to tend to more than just one flank.
A role reversal, and its own grand renewal.
And another option for grantmakers to at least consider.
In wake of USC Center on Philanthropy & Public Policy’s must-read report, third of three-part series offers different take on applying theory, facing reality, and learning lessons for future giving.
In wake of USC Center on Philanthropy & Public Policy’s must-read report, second of three-part series tracks depressingly increasing evidence of failure.