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Philanthropy

 

Innovative ideas for donors, foundation leaders, and philanthropists

 

Foundations

Intentional Influence in Action

A look at how influence can mobilize communities in the face of crisis.

By Kathryn E. Merchant | Oct. 30, 2014
 

Foundations

Helping Social Change Leaders Thrive

Lessons from the movement to end violence against girls and women.

By Pamela Shifman | Oct. 21, 2014
 

Philanthropy

Taking a Hard Look at University Research

Without transparency, can we expect funders to foot the whole bill?

By Anthony Cave | 2 | Oct. 20, 2014
 

Foundations

Four Ways to Spread Ideas

Insights from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation on what makes influence effective.

 
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Foundations

Only the Humble Improve

C&A Foundation’s candid reporting paves the way for better development.

By Caroline Fiennes | 2 | Oct. 14, 2014
 

Foundations

Leverage: Just Another Fancy Word?

If foundations are serious about leveraging resources for the greatest good, they need to hone every dimension of their own management.

By Michael Feigelson | 1 | Oct. 10, 2014
 

Philanthropy

Transformative Wealth from Women, for Women

How and why women should invest in women and girls.

By Jacki Zehner | 4 | Oct. 9, 2014
 
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Energy

Divesting from Fossil Fuels, Investing in the Future

A new philanthropic approach to supporting new energy solutions is gaining momentum.

By Jenna Nicholas | 6 | Oct. 8, 2014
 

Philanthropy

Being Present to Poverty

Overcoming our addictions to causes, solutions, and impact.

By Eric Meade | 11 | Oct. 6, 2014
 
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Philanthropy

A New Donor Code of Conduct

Donors are in an ideal position to stem the flow of poorly thought-out or inadequately planned technology-for-development projects.

By Ken Banks | 107 | Sep. 25, 2014