Posts tagged to 'Global giving'
by Regine A. Webster
and Anna R. Hurt
on November 18, 2014
It’s easy to see, in recent weeks, the decline in media attention to Ebola, but the reality is that the Ebola virus outbreak is far from being a closed case.
Since the outbreak gained steam, there have been more than 13,000 cases and nearly 5,000 deaths. Some reports have indicated that the number of...
by Karen Keating Ansara
on May 28, 2014
Editor’s note: We are pleased to reprint Karen Ansara’s prepared comments (more than were spoken) from her conversation with Lowell Weiss, President, Cascade Philanthropy Advisors; William Campbell, Chair, Campbell Family Foundation and The End Fund; and Mario Morino, Morino Institute and Founding...
Editor’s Note: The National Center is delighted to partner in 2013 with the Bridgespan Group to share videos from its Conversations with Remarkable Givers series. In this month’s installment, we feature Bridgespan’s interview with Emmett Carson, founding CEO of the Silicon Valley Community Foundation....
by Jason C. Born
on April 15, 2010
When Karen and Jim Ansara contacted the Boston Foundation on January 14, 2010 to talk about how their family’s donor advised fund could best respond to the earthquakes in Haiti – which had happened less than 48 hours before – they were continuing both a longstanding commitment to international...
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Q: How can we make sure our international grants have the most impact in times when the dollar is weak?
A: An increasing number of family foundations are giving internationally. Our 2008 Pursuit of Excellence survey discovered that 21 percent of family foundation respondents make such grants....