Our sector’s addiction to intellectualizing, equivocating, risk-avoiding, and time-wasting is lethal, and there are few places where this is more present than within philanthropy.
Last fall, city residents themselves got the chance to weigh in. More than 5,000 filled out a survey designed to capture their top priorities ahead of the 2020 mayoral and City Council races.
Unlike the public bathrooms, dark alleys and vacant rowhomes where addicts furtively conduct their business, the facility’s atmosphere would be welco
Among the many trends in giving we have seen advancing over the last decade is a shift toward entertaining shorter time frames for the philanthropic spending of personal fortunes. Now, a new report from Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors suggests the number of time-limited foundations, sometimes referred to as “spend-down foundations,” is gaining on those organized to give in perpetuity.
The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra announced Tuesday that it has been promised pivotal gifts totaling $7.25 million that officials say will allow the b
Across our field, in politics, in business, and in our communities, Americans are questioning the very nature of philanthropy and probing its core value.
Nonprofit advocacy is vital to advancing the mission of every organization, so it’s essential to spend time engaging on the issues that matter. It’s not just our constitutional right and civic duty but also our obligation to the missions and communities we hold so dear.
Organizations supported by philanthropy have unquestionably had a meaningful positive impact on our world and society.
Eric Ward, who is African American, is an expert on white nationalism. He worked in foundations for seven years, including a three-year stint as a program officer at the Ford Foundation.
Rebuilding local news coverage is part of a civic-repair program we must pursue to restore the democratic promise of our cities and of our country.