April 27, 2015; NPQ Original Reporting

A number of interesting issues arose from a discussion of philanthropy’s role in free speech at a panel at the Council on Foundations’ annual meeting moderated by Brad Rourke of the Kettering Foundation. Like many of the discussions at this year’s conference, the panels have been idea- or thought-generators as opposed to delivering answers from on high, so to speak, and this one was very much that way. It actually turned into a discussion that was deeper, and in some ways r