Nonprofits are a key part of the U.S. economy — collectively, the third biggest employer by sector. And when the nonprofit sector is healthy and functioning, it
The results of the 2019 survey show improvements since 2016, including: Clarity of communications about our goals and strategies; Transparency and openness to grantees’ ideas;
It’s not always easy being 143 years old. Today’s stars, including those in the social sector, are the disruptors and the start-ups: driven, hungry, agile.
Much has been said, and will be said, about 2020. The word “unprecedented” has been used an unprecedented number of times. We are constantly bombarded
We need new processes to unlock the potential of multisector coordination. Over the past several years, our organizations, One Earth Future and Partnerships for Social Change, have been
For many, December is a month for reflection. A time to look back and assess, and use those learnings to plan for the upcoming year.
If you are like most of my philanthropic clients, when COVID-19 hit, you jumped into action. You heroically provided additional funding to grantees, created or
The murder of George Floyd, just five miles from my Minneapolis home, sparked a new reckoning with systemic racism in the United States. Across the
A hot debate has raged between Cambridge’s charitable student societies for years over this exact question – how much should we give, and how should
Philanthropy possesses a checkered history. It is simultaneously responsible for developing some of our country’s greatest public resources while also leaving marginalized communities in the