"In the world of philanthropy, people are either going to trust us and see us as a transparent, honest broker or they're not. And if we demonstrate transparency and honesty along the way, we tend to get that back. And if we don't, we tend not to get that back." 

--Rachel Monroe, President, Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation. Source: December 12th NCFP webinar on "Adaptive Philanthropy: Flexible Giving to Maximize Results