National Summit Recap

Family Donors Gather to Discuss Enduring Challenges in Philanthropy by Michael Moody, Ph.D.  //  Frey Foundation Chair for Family Philanthropy The passions and goals of donors matter a lot in philanthropy, especially family philanthropy. Donor interests not only motivate giving, but often direct where much of that giving goes and

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Celebrating 25 Years of Philanthropy

Celebrating 25 Years of Philanthropy by Kyle Caldwell In 1992, Grand Valley State University established what has become one of the most well-respected centers for philanthropy in the nation. Throughout its 25-year history, the Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy has been at the forefront of innovation in engaged philanthropy.

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Navigating Today’s Increasingly Complex Philanthropic Landscape

Navigating Today’s Increasingly Complex Philanthropic Landscape by Jason Franklin, Ph.D. Individual donors, foundations, government agencies & corporations — for over a century they formed the basic elements of any nonprofit’s fundraising plan, in different proportions depending on their work. Today the landscape is increasingly complex with the rise of donor advised

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