Grant Makers started by entrepreneurs could offer some valuable lessons to established philanthropies with legacies to protect.
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Documentary filmmakers offer a lesson for all charities: Provoke serious thinking about social issues by using interactive games.
The organization has been in the doldrums, with weak boards, dissatisfied members, and an unclear mission.
Instead of debating differences in policies, activists increasingly raise questions about conflicts.
Philanthropists who know the area well can pool their resources and keep a dialogue going with government agencies, neighborhood associations, parents, and others.
It isn't just for start-up companies. It takes the form of a loan to a nonprofit health clinic or to an arts group learning how to deal with debt.
Fundraisers need to consider how donors think about politics, family, and results.
Seven foundations are announcing today a plan to award at least $15-million to jump-start projects that promote better openness about what works.
Foundations and nonprofits are spending so much time talking about the ice-bucket frenzy and not nearly enough about healing racial and political divisions.
Ford’s CEO says in a letter released today that lack of constructive criticism is his biggest challenge. So let’s give him and other leaders what they need.