Giving That Gets Results: SSIR x Bridgespan series on adaptive philanthropy

Posted on April 8, 2014 by Alison Powell, Susan Wolf Ditkoff

Adaptive philanthropy is one of the more interesting developments in the field of philanthropy. Over the course of eight weeks in the late fall of 2013, SSIR and Bridgespan presented Giving That Gets Results (www.ssireview.org/effective_ philanthropy), a series of blogs, videos, and webinars that explored adaptive philanthropy, and other important approaches to philanthropy. … Read More

War Of Ideas

Posted on October 21, 2005 by Andrew Rich

Why mainstream and liberal foundations and the think tanks they support are losing in the war of ideas… Read More

Money Talk: Payout rates, Executive Salaries, And Trustee Compensation

Posted on October 30, 2004 by Stanford Graduate School of Business

It's hard for the public to understand the compensation for chief executives. It's not entirely rational...." "There is no research supporting the notion that trustee compensation results in higher levels of engagement, better grantmaking, or better work...." "There is an assumption that foundations must be perpetual. In fact, if you examine the mission statements, the opposite is true… Read More