The Second Guilded Age

Posted by on Oct 20, 2017

Does big philanthropy threaten democracy?  Do we need to change the rules around nonprofit advocacy? https://www.insidephilanthropy.com/home/2017/9/11/sean-parnell-david-callahan-debate-the-givers...

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GEO

Posted by on Oct 19, 2017

Thoughtful & progressive foundations on key issues—the latest from Grantmakers for Effective Organizations:...

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It’s not just the Recession

Posted by on Oct 19, 2017

Since the early 2000s, volunteering & charitable giving overall has dropped around 11%: https://www.fastcompany.com/40481190/americans-are-giving-less-to-charity-than-they-were-a-decade-ago

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2 Checklists

Posted by on Oct 17, 2017

For nonprofit advocacy & fundraising—writing effective emails & Giving Tue: https://bigducknyc.com/insights/writing-effective-email-appeals...

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Nonprofit Advocacy Matters

Posted by on Oct 16, 2017

The latest from the National Council of Nonprofits includes an appeal to keep the Johnson Amendment (dislike — I say dump it) and a link to my recent Nonprofit Quarterly newswire on political behests in San Francisco (like):  https://www.councilofnonprofits.org/civicrm/mailing/view?reset=1&id=978

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Eli Broad

Posted by on Oct 13, 2017

LA’s top philanthropist is retiring—but his money will continue to have long-lasting impacts: http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-eli-broad-steps-back-20171012-story.html

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