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This Nonprofit Quarterly classic has become an annual event and we encourage all to submit their own mission haikus in the comment section. Your organization’s mission statement deserves to be elegant, precise, and even poetic, because these words embody the reason your nonprofit exists. History has seen few more exacting wordsmiths than the great haiku poets, and nonprofits can learn much from them.
On Justice, Reconciliation, Faith and Philanthropy: Rev. Wilson of Deaconess Foundation Talks about a Model for Addressing Racial Justice
In light of the events in Baltimore yesterday surrounding the death of Freddie Gray, we bring you this report from the Council on Foundations, presenting the viewpoint of the Reverend Starsky Wilson of the Deaconess Foundation and the ongoing Ferguson Commission.
Philanthropic support for public services is increasing rapidly, and we should be concerned about the long-term implications on a number of fronts—in particular, the tendency of private funding of such services as schools and parks to exacerbate rather than eliminate financial and geographic...
This is the second in a multi-part column by Simone Joyaux about linking autobiography to notions of philanthropy. Make sure you read the first part first.
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Ruth McCambridge | 29 April, 2015
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Simone Joyaux | 24 April, 2015
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Rick Cohen | 21 April, 2015
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