Examining the policies of foundations and big donors like Eli Broad and understanding their role in a democracy are helpful in figuring out what works and what doesn't.
Foundations must end a system that causes tiny charities to duplicate efforts and compete for limited resources.
To spark greater innovation, start rewarding failure and stop counting widgets.
Nonprofits have been too lax when it comes to acknowledging internal malfeasance by leadership or staff, thus eroding public confidence.
Individual grant makers should share their experiences about successful programs and help policy makers understand the implications of new laws and regulations.
Philanthropy’s growth and the changing perspectives of young people and new donors require grant makers to reshape the grant-making culture.
Fundraisers need to consider how donors think about politics, family, and results.
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.
It isn't just for start-up companies. It can take the form of a loan to a nonprofit health clinic or to an arts group learning how to deal with debt.
Ever more money is being warehoused in these funds instead of going directly to charities, which are struggling with growing needs.
It’s time to talk to rising stars about the skills they need for a strong career, regardless of where they land.