In Milwaukee, it didn’t start with any grantmaker. The indispensable groundwork was laid by parents concerned about the education of their children.
Remembering, and trying to learn from, a good philanthropic role played more than two decades ago.
Civil society should not be seen by experts, or funders, merely as a tool to solve social problems.
A decade-old report still has much to teach us.
A documentary that details the fight over the stewardship of a $25-billion art collection raises enduring questions of donor intent.