More Tools — and More Calls — to Align Foundation Culture with Mission and Values

More Tools — and More Calls — to Align Foundation Culture with Mission and Values Teri Behrens, Johnson Center for Philanthropy In this piece from our 11 Trends in Philanthropy for 2019 report, Teri Behrens examines the emerging interest in tools and resources to support more aligned, inclusive foundation cultures.

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Learning in Foundations

Learning in Foundations Teri Behrens, Johnson Center for Philanthropy During the months of April, May, and June, the Johnson Center is hosting Field Focus: Learning for Good, a three-month digital series to consider the value and practice of learning in philanthropy. Vol. 11, Issue 1 of The Foundation Review focuses

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11 Trends in Philanthropy for 2019: Anticipate and Embrace What’s Next

11 Trends in Philanthropy for 2019: Anticipate and Embrace What’s Next Giving in the United States has now topped $400 billion. Countless community and national organizations are benefiting from a surge in public interest and a growing conviction that renewing our democracy will require that we work together. The entire

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Whose needle are you trying to move?

Whose needle are you trying to move? by Elizabeth Gordillo, Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy This blog was produced as a part of Field Focus: Local Action, a three-month digital series examining how individuals and organizations plug in to the communities they care about and spur others into action, as

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Your Organization’s Archives Could Be a Treasure Trove of Donor Intent

Your Organization’s Archives Could Be a Treasure Trove of Donor Intent by Brittany Kienker, Ph.D.  //  photo credit: Rockefeller Archive Center In considering how to best navigate modern-day institutional challenges, board members and staff may ask, “What did the founder intend for this program?” or “Is this what the donor really

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