Posts tagged to 'Strategic Lifespan - Spending Up, Spending Down, Spending Out'
by Joanne Florino
on February 13, 2019
How and why do foundations sunset? "Going for Broke" discusses the journeys of multiple foundations that have made the decision to spend down.
by Lynda Mansson
on July 24, 2018
One of the first questions people ask is why we are closing. The answer is both complex and simple: our founder planned it that way.
by Ellen Dorsey
on July 12, 2018
Our democracy and our climate are in crisis. The nation’s activists and organizers are rising to meet this challenge with inventiveness and courage. It’s time for philanthropy to do the same.
by Rachel Ogorek
on June 19, 2018
Did you know that students who read at their grade level entering fourth grade are four times more likely to graduate from high school. BUT, only one out of five of our nation’s fourth grade students from low-income families is reading at that grade level.
In 2011, Hunter Lewis, co-founder of global investment firm Cambridge Associates, was interested in purchasing land untouched by chemical herbicides and pesticides to use for an organic farming operation. Lewis found his oasis in the Black Belt of Alabama, which is named after its fertile black soil.
by Andrew Hapke
on April 5, 2018
In a country where wealth is increasingly concentrated and the role of the government as a redistributive force is debated constantly, can we be an example of how individuals and families can redistribute their wealth in their own way?
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by Lenore Hanisch
on February 5, 2018
In this piece, Lenore Hanisch explores how the assumptions we make about wealth, race, gender, and family can inhibit our ability to do the work we set out to do, including connecting with others who share our vision of resourcing positive change.