Richard Marker is a 3rd generation family funder. His firm, Wise Philanthropy, provides strategy and evaluation advisory service to funders around the world. He also teaches in two university programs exclusively for philanthropists, foundations, and families: at the University of Pennsylvania’s Center for High Impact Philanthropy and at New York University’s Program in Funder Education (previously known at the Academy for Funder Education). Marker is a popular speaker in the field, having spoken in 39 countries on 5 continents, and in 40 of the United States. His blog WisePhilanthropy.com is often syndicated. Marker is the author of Saying ‘Yes’ Wisely: Insights for the Thoughtful Philanthropist and has been interviewed and quoted by many prominent publications.
Should I Stay or Should I Go? When Family Philanthropy Interests Diverge
Posted on August 10, 2017 by Richard Marker
Why “Next-Gen” Misses the Point
Posted on June 14, 2017 by Richard Marker
A Little Mission Creep Can Be a Good Thing
Posted on November 14, 2016 by Richard Marker
The Market Ride: Implications for funders and their grantees
Posted on January 21, 2016 by Richard Marker
Funder Collaboratives: Avoiding the Potential Pitfalls of Partnerships
Posted on February 15, 2012 by Richard Marker
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