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The agenda for the annual meeting of the Council on Foundations includes a “shark tank” like competition for nonprofits to get the attention of philanthropy. Does this stuff make sense and what is the meaning nonprofits should draw?
In this edition of the Cohen Report, Rick talks with the Nebraska Community Foundation’s Jeff Yost in a wide-ranging conversation about everything from rural community building to approaches to rural philanthropy from the perspective of a community foundation that thinks like a community developer.
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The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation’s investment in the development of an astronomically-priced breakthrough drug paid off in a dramatic way.
Connectivity and impact make the list of important attributes that motivate young people’s giving.
The ethics of hunting are a consideration in this hunger program in Montana.
Does the selection of an institute supported by the Koch Brothers to author curriculum materials for a state-mandated course show signs of improper donor influence?
According to the Case Foundation, #GivingTuesday has continued to grow, although at a slower rate than previous years and less than was predicted.
Downing Street has been shown to not be the best judge when it comes to grantmaking.
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NPQ is always interested in the dynamics of organic responses by citizens to what strikes them as failures of governance. Here is one organized by a nonprofit among small businesses in Indiana.
Helene Gayle is leaving CARE to head a new nonprofit management consulting entity being established and capitalized by McKinsey, the for-profit global management consulting firm.
Research shows that an organization’s culture dramatically affects its effectiveness. Culture is pervasive, affecting all areas of the organization, including fund development.