Posts tagged to 'Mission and values'
by Henry Berman
on August 17, 2017
Like a compass, values guide us toward decisions that align with who we are. But a compass only works when you trust it. When you find yourself surrounded by disruptive activities, I encourage you to call on your values and find direction in them.
by Bruce DeBoskey
on July 27, 2017
Creation of a good mission statement is a worthwhile endeavor. It involves and educates current and future stakeholders, enforces focus, clarifies decision-making, and provides valuable information to nonprofits and other donors alike.
by Stephanie Cohn-Rupp
on July 7, 2017
Mission Investing has gained momentum, and has many families and foundations wondering if their assets are in support of the causes and issues that are the most meaningful to them.
by Virginia Esposito
on April 18, 2017
Why does your family give? This question is central to the work you do — because it helps understand the motivations behind your foundation’s mission.
by June Wilson
and Lenore Hanisch
on April 4, 2017
Whether your foundation is committed to operating in perpetuity, or you’re considering a strategic lifespan, does defining the parameters of your foundation’s activity restrict or liberate you?
by June Wilson
and Philanthropy Northwest
on March 27, 2017
"I believe that Quixote Foundation’s reflective practices allowed us to hold multiple truths while engaging in internal and often uncomfortable racial equity training. Our ability to do this work at every level of the organization made a tremendous difference in our final year of grantmaking and grantee engagement."
by David Farren
on February 9, 2017
With help from our advisors and grantees, we will continue to explore how we can maximize strategic deployment of the Foundation’s resources to support healthy ecosystems and sustainable, vibrant communities.
by Quixote Foundation
on November 7, 2016
Exactly two months from now, Quixote Foundation will have spent its whole endowment other than a few funds needed to wrap up operations. Parts of this process have been pretty scary. Here are four fears we’ve faced and the reasons we’re still stoked, not spooked, about spending everything.
by Sapphira Goradia
on October 21, 2016
Tasked with the responsibility of creating a strategic focus for the foundation, I realized that I had to take a step back and understand how my family’s values and beliefs informed their philanthropy.
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Maya Patel, President of The Tarsadia Foundation, reflects on how philanthropy has brought her family closer together through a variety of domestic and international site visits and volunteer opportunities.