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Friday, November 18, 2011

These are difficult times for many in our community. Unemployment remains high, paychecks don’t go very far, and every day it seems another public service is being curtailed in the interest of... READ MORE

Friday, October 21, 2011

There is definite irony to the recurring proposals to decrease incentives for charitable giving. Today, nonprofit organizations need private support more than ever as they operate under increasing... READ MORE

Monday, September 26, 2011

Last year my colleague Adam Donaldson convinced me to join as a fun way to deepen relationships between a few foundations. Join what? Well, believe it or not, join an Maryland Philanthropy Network... READ MORE

Thursday, September 08, 2011

It is hard to forget the shock, confusion, uncertainty and disruption felt in the early days following the attacks on Sept. 11, 2001.

But our sense of vulnerability tends to fade over time... READ MORE

Sunday, August 28, 2011

All donors want to know that their investment is making a difference. And we certainly should be channeling more of our scarce charitable resources into what we know gets better results.


Thursday, August 11, 2011

Baltimore City Public Schools are back in session Aug. 29. Across the city, students are getting ready for a new year at their neighborhood school, a charter school, a specialized high school or a... READ MORE

Monday, August 01, 2011

In May, I had the great privilege of participating in the Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation's weeklong Israel Mission. What a life-enhancing experience it was!

For many years the ... READ MORE

Thursday, July 14, 2011

For many of us, summer vacation is synonymous with summer camp or afternoons spent poolside. However, the summer months should also be a time for children to build upon the academic skills they... READ MORE

Sunday, June 19, 2011

Baltimore Circuit Court Judge Gale Rasin was frustrated.

Too many defendants had unaddressed mental health problems. Judge Rasin believed that creating a mental health case management... READ MORE

Sunday, June 05, 2011

Supporting continuous learning is one of eight guiding principles shared by local philanthropy for the continued assurance of private philanthropic money for public good.

Through ongoing... READ MORE


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