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Philanthropy

 

Innovative ideas for donors, foundation leaders, and philanthropists

 

DIY PR

How one organization took advantage of a major transition to move away from third-party vendors and build an in-house communications team.

By Melissa Skolfield | 5 | Mar. 26, 2015
 

Nonprofit Management

When Restrictions Apply

Why general funding for nonprofit organizations is the future of innovation.

By Jocelyn Wyatt | 7 | Mar. 18, 2015
 

Foundations

A Legacy of Leverage

Reflecting on the strategies and achievements of Blue Ridge Foundation New York as it transitions leadership and enters a new stage.

By Georgia Levenson Keohane | 1 | Mar. 6, 2015
 

Making Ideas Catch On

A conversation with communications expert Jonah Berger on how to build support for ideas and gain momentum on social change.

By Sean Gibbons | 1 | Feb. 19, 2015
 

Foundations

Redefining Disaster, Preparedness, and Resilience

As the nature, frequency, and scale of disasters grows, the philanthropic sector needs to shift its focus to preparedness through a shared sense of urgency and a commitment to improving data infrastructure.

 

Foundations

Reconstructing Philanthropy from the Outside In

A funder-to-funder take on how to create breakthrough social change.

By Paul Shoemaker | 84 | Feb. 3, 2015
 

Foundations

Beyond the Check

A new grantmaking strategy is engaging nonprofit organizations in communities of learning to maximize impact.

By Julie Lata | 4 | Jan. 28, 2015
 

Making Ideas Move

Investing in communication—whether you’re selling soda or social change—yields results.

By Sean Gibbons | 4 | Jan. 15, 2015
 

Foundations

A Wave Is Rising

Community foundations are seeing growing activity in building community wealth.

By Marjorie Kelly | 1 | Jan. 5, 2015
 
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Philanthropy

Fostering a Culture of Diverse Philanthropy

Building a culture of philanthropy is important, but it is critical to ensure that philanthropic participation is diverse and representative.

By Anna Pikovsky Auerbach | 1 | Dec. 31, 2014