All funders, big and small, are interested in the impact of their investments. This can be particularly tricky in the realm of international philanthropy where investments are made within diverse cultural contexts. It is critical that individuals and families interested in international giving understand that they too can make a difference.
Friends Focus highlights updates from members of our Friends of the Family network and their cutting edge work. This month features updates from the Carlson Family Foundation; Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation; the Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta; the Zilber Family Foundation; the Ueberroth Family Foundation; the Russell Family Foundation and the Bainum Foundation.
On Pew’s “After the Fact” podcast, President and CEO, Rebecca W. Rimel, discusses Pew’s history; their approach to public service; the role of facts, data, and trust in policymaking; and her 35 years of leadership at Pew.
“It is vital to reaching my goals that my department at work meets regularly; it enables us to make sure everyone is on track, goals are being met, and morale is high.” Now, what if you swapped out the words “my department at work” for “my family”?
In Jewish teen philanthropy programs, the importance of allowing teens to be their authentic selves, navigating their complexities and personal values provides an experience that builds their confidence and engagement.
"We have learned that it is not just about having progressive personnel policies; an organization should have a work environment that is also supportive of feeding people's passions and their purposes in life."