Voices from the Field

Amy’s Story: Using Privilege to Promote Equity

Posted on March 15, 2019

Amy Mandel of the Amy Mandel and Katina Rodis Fund shares how her experiences have shaped her giving and how pausing to reflect on your philanthropic and programmatic offerings can be extremely rewarding. Amy's parents, Barbara and Mort Mandel, directed funds for their children to use philanthropically… Read More
Case Studies

Transparency Case Study: Tracy Family Foundation

Posted on February 28, 2019 by Elaine Gast Fawcett

What choices do family foundations and funds have when it comes to transparency? NCFP's new guide, "Transparency in Family Philanthropy: Opening to the Possibilities," features a collection of five diverse funder stories exploring different takes on how families think about and act on transparency—and what they have learned as a result… Read More
Voices from the Field

Lessons from the Flint Water Crisis: an Interview with Mott Foundation’s Ridgway White

Posted on February 21, 2019 by Ridgway White

The Charles Stewart Mott Foundation’s decisive role in working to alleviate the Flint water crisis serves as a model of foundation leadership after a catastrophic event. Though Flint’s disaster was man-made, there are lessons in rapid response, collaboration and visionary grantmaking that are relevant to funders of all types of disasters… Read More

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