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Are the Days of Program Officer Selected & Trustee Approved Philanthropy Over?

Wunderkind Peter Deitz, of GrantBook (and other successful social innovation ventures), recently wrote a great blog post outlining some philanthropic trends that warrant attention, even though, he admits, "the philanthropic sector embraces new approaches and solutions at the speed of a three-toed sloth." Topping the list of the innovations he says are worth tracking, is… Continue reading Are the Days of Program Officer Selected & Trustee Approved Philanthropy Over?

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Donor Advised Funds: Can We Have a Discussion?

There's certainly a lot of conversation swirling about donor advised funds, and given the ongoing surge in their popularity, it's safe to assume that this conversation will continue unabated. That's a good thing. For too long, the social sector has been loathe to take on tough issues publicly and, instead, has sidestepped disagreement in favor… Continue reading Donor Advised Funds: Can We Have a Discussion?