Mass protest mobilizations play a critical role in creating the necessary conditions for cultural and political change. When grantmakers and major donors fail to appreciate how they work, they are missing a huge opportunity.
What lies under the word, “uncollaborative”? Usually, it’s an unaddressed power imbalance.
How can we transform the university research enterprise to enhance its social impact?
The for-profit LLC is poised to become the preferred vehicle for the nation’s elite philanthropists. Will the public gain from added investment in social good, or lose from ceding even more power to the wealthy?
Increasing numbers of Americans want charitable organizations to step into the public policy arena and lead the causes they care about.
Will the Open Philanthropy Project’s experiment in effective altruism validate the cause or demonstrate its hubris?
Notes on building capacity during a time of disruption.
Multigenerational philanthropy offers opportunities for strengthening personal bonds and creating social impact, but families must be aware of common challenges and have a plan to address them.
A look at how private long-term investment can help spur public engagement—and lead to policy change and impact—in environmental conservation and beyond.
There are six moments in every organization’s business cycle that are ripe for discussion around how mergers and alliances can advance mission and impact.