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Disentangling Donor Intent by Michael Moody, Ph.D. Some of our most passionate conversations in philanthropy arise around the idea of “donor intent.” People fight to “honor” or “preserve” it, often as the guiding compass for good giving. Others decry it as disconnected from real needs in the world or the
by Emily Wiegand, program manager, The Grantmaking School, Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy “This is a lot harder to do than I thought it would be,” is a recent remark I heard from a new staff person at one of the nation’s largest health-focused foundations. This comment — or
Welcome to the Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy’s bi-weekly blog post providing links to online resources that may be of interest to our readers — new tools, thought pieces, reports, and other items. In The Nonprofit Quarterly, Woods Bowman “reviews the basic rules that all successful performing arts organizations