In joining the push for meaningful Sustainable Development Goals, foundations need to prepare for a long-term give-and-take approach.
A seven-part framework for increasing empathy between foundations and grantees.
If the Hewlett Foundation’s Madison Initiative wants to strengthen American democracy, it needs to adopt a more multi-layered democratic theory.
To build a thriving social enterprise sector, we need to rethink the purpose of capital and employ a new strategic funding approach.
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Philanthropy can lead the way to opportunity for young men and boys of color by supporting diverse leadership.
As philanthropists, I think our deepest duty is to gamble on people, through untried solutions that just might overturn ancient societal inequities.
A close-up on giving and the entertainment industry.
Collecting data to demonstrate your organization’s impact is great to do when you should, wasteful when you should not.
Exemplary grantmakers follow evidence, not presumptions, and recognize that effective strategy requires transforming enough things, not everything.