A democratic society, contends Detroit-based activist and educator Malik Yakini, requires embedding the economy in “the connection we have to each other and to the planet.” This interview, the third article in a four-part series on rebuilding the economy, situates the search for a more democratic economy in the history of the movements for Black liberation and food justice in Detroit.
If efficiency requires us to send slaves into caves to extract metals and create toxic waste that destroys the planet, notes Douglas Rushkoff, then maybe we should be less efficient. This interview, the second article in a four-part series on rebuilding the economy, explores the inherent problems with our current extractive economy and calls on nonprofits to promote an economy that is both sustainable and equitable.
This webinar explores the use of endowments and reserves—but, perhaps more importantly, it lays the groundwork for philanthropy to begin funding reserves. The session is useful for philanthropists, nonprofit staff and board members, and capacity builders.
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With all that occurred last year in the political and economic realms, what happened with philanthropy? Did any particular fields of organizations do especially well or badly raising money? Did foundations step forward? What kinds of effects might the tax overhaul law have had? What do last year’s figures suggest about the current fundraising climate and where you may want to focus your efforts?
A single director of development not working for your organization? This extraordinary webinar provides a bird’s-eye view of how a successful nonprofit “culture of philanthropy” works. Come listen to Jeanne Bell and representatives from two social justice nonprofits describe their keys to fundraising success.
In this special Facebook Live session, Ruth McCambridge speaks with Hillary Pennington, Ford’s executive vice president on the foundation’s BUILD initiative. They discuss what components it includes, and how it integrates with the foundation’s efforts to reduce inequality.