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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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Downing Street has been shown to not be the best judge when it comes to grantmaking.
Rural areas lag behind metro counties in their recovery from the depths of the recession, and the gap continues to grow. Where is philanthropy?
For the second time this academic year, the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign finds itself embroiled in a conflict between its donors and its principles of academic freedom.
In a rare interview with Forbes, Carrie Walton Penner reveals “a clear vision of the charter school movement over the next five years and her place in it."
It’s a public-private partnership that provides philanthropic support to cities so they can prepare for crises and manmade and natural disasters.
Millions of students depend on community colleges like LaGuardia, yet most cannot afford full-price tuition. As government funding decreases, tomorrow’s leaders need individual donors to fill the gap.
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