May 4, 2015

Philanthropy

On Justice, Reconciliation, Faith and Philanthropy: Rev. Wilson of Deaconess Foundation Talks about a Model for Addressing Racial Justice

No-JusticeIn 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.

Rick Cohen | Tuesday, 28 April 2015

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Philanthropy

How Philanthropy Props Up Public Services and Why We Should Care

Public ServicesPhilanthropic 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...

Beth Gazley | Friday, 27 March 2015

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Philanthropy

Fundraising Isn’t about Money…Neither is Giving: Part 2

GivingThis 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.

Simone Joyaux | Thursday, 30 April 2015

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Philanthropy

The Philanthropy of Peace

PeaceAt the Global Philanthropy Forum, one panel focused on philanthropic support for NGO peacemakers—as hard a job as there might be in the nonprofit sector, and one that is not well supported by the funding community.

Rick Cohen | Monday, 27 April 2015

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  • Sarah Lozanova | 15 July, 2014

    SpeedNPQ has written a lot over the years about the value of engagement in the development of programs that creatively meet the needs of a community. In this story, employee and resident engagement are central to the program model.