Monthly Archives: March 2017

Philanthropy is not inherently good

This article in the Atlantic caught my eye today, which discusses David Callahan’s new book, The Givers: Money, Power, and Philanthropy in a New Gilded Age. It also taps into another discussion I’ve been enjoying about the harmful impact of … Continue reading

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Values: Your Internal Operating System

We give to the people, places and things that we care deeply about. And our ability to be generous starts with appreciation and gratitude. Philanthropy is love in action. Aligning our actions with our passions and values enables our giving … Continue reading

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Make It Personal

Central to the idea of philanthropy is a personal definition of generosity and the role it plays in your life. Understanding and highlighting your generosity is integral to your philanthropic plan.  Take a moment here and ask yourself if you … Continue reading

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A Woman’s Place is in the Revolution #daywithoutawoman #beboldforchange

When I was in grad school, we watched a documentary on the overlooked contribution of women to the economy. It was a film from the 70s or 80s, but it was the first time I’d ever connected those dots. I … Continue reading

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Creating New Models

The emergence of social investing and civic engagement as philanthropic tools provides individuals with new ways to get directly involved with their giving. This transition shifts the power from the elite donor (a few individuals interested in direct service aid … Continue reading

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