Reflections from the Council on Foundations Annual Conference

Megan Murphy, project manager for LearnPhilanthropy at the Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy, is attending and blogging about the Council on Foundations Conference. The Council on Foundations 2014 Annual Conference: Philanthropy Exchange kicked off on Sunday, June 8 with three plenary sessions designed to promote thinking about our work in the sector

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Are We Asking (and Answering) the Right Questions?

By Dr. Jerry Johnson, associate professor of Social Work at Grand Valley State University and interim research director, Community Research Institute at the Johnson Center for Philanthropy Questions and answers are the lifeblood of philanthropy, especially for those of us involved in program planning, implementation, and community-based research and evaluation.

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