Here's a satirical (subscription-required) look at the world of a foundation rep: A whirlwind of grand hotels, fine dining, and pesky nonprofit grantees.
"Wilson woke with a start when the BlackBerry in his shirt pocket started to buzz repeatedly. The plane was still several thousand feet above the runway, but he’d stopped turning his phone off in flight after a colleague in Washington had assured him the signal from a cellphone couldn’t possibly bring down a plane. He must have been asleep for some time, because the salad and glass of wine that had been on his tray earlier were gone and his reading stack had slipped to the floor." -- the Chronicle of Philanthropy (subscription required)