Originally posted on Council on Foundations RE:Philanthropy blog.

This one was personal.

I went to this session for reasons not related to my day job as a journal editor.  I am on the board of a nonprofit organization (Innovation Center for Community and Youth Development) and we are talking about this issue.   When I was in college, I had …

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Originally posted on Council on Foundations RE:Philanthropy blog.

In the session, “Diversity and Effectiveness in Philanthropy: A Leadership Exchange on Next Steps and Opportunities for the Field,” Foundation CEO’s  Carol Goss (Skillman), Sterling Speirn (W. K. Kellogg) and Diane Kaplan (Rasmuson Foundation), along with Aaron Dorfman, Executive Director of the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy spoke …

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Originally posted on the Council on Foundations RE:Philanthropy blog. 

[Editor’s note: We asked contributors to tell us a question they think philanthropy needs to explore as the Atlanta conference begins. Here’s Teri’s  answer.]

2009 will no doubt go down as one of the most crisis-filled years in history (at least I hope it doesn’t get much worse!).  …

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