A group of local donors has set out to transform the teaching profession in Memphis, Tennessee.
Mission-driven organizations would do well to remember that they become the company they keep, and to take care in choosing the right collaborators.
Why some foundations are making leadership development a core part of their grantmaking strategy.
Lessons from a new initiative aimed at supporting and developing new social justice leaders.
A simple way to think about investment and design.
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The Supreme Court’s reasoning and decision in Hobby Lobby should make the foundation reflect on the relative wisdom of its initiative to blend the nonprofit and for-profit sectors.
Recommendations for foundations seeking to exit a program area or close down responsibly.
A new Packard Foundation report illustrates how funders can use evaluation as a powerful strategic intervention for large-scale policy and systems change.
Focus, flexibility, and fortitude—the three pillars of philanthropic organizations looking to create systemic change.
In joining the push for meaningful Sustainable Development Goals, foundations need to prepare for a long-term give-and-take approach.