Trust-Based Philanthropy Project

Posted on October 2, 2020

The Trust-Based Philanthropy Project is a five-year, peer-to-peer funder initiative to address the inherent power imbalances between foundations and nonprofits. We invite foundations to examine their grantmaking values and practices through a trust-based lens, including proactively working to cede power and control toward a more equitable nonprofit-funder ecosystem. We work with foundations to create a philanthropic ecosystem that is trust-based… Read More

Cambridge Associates

Posted on September 8, 2020

Cambridge Associates began working with a number of world-class educational endowments in 1973, pioneering the strategy of high-equity orientation and broad diversification. Building on our legacy of innovation, we have continuously evolved over the last four decades, working to stay at the forefront of the investment landscape and to deliver investment results for our clients. Today, Cambridge Associates is a… Read More

ABFE: A Philanthropic Partnership for Black Communities

Posted on August 24, 2020

ABFE is a membership-based philanthropic organization that advocates for responsive and transformative investments in Black communities. Partnering with foundations, nonprofits and individuals, ABFE provides its members with professional development and technical assistance resources that further the philanthropic sector’s connection and responsiveness to issues of equality, diversity and inclusion. Established in 1971 as the Association of Black Foundation Executives, the all-volunteer… Read More

Kalyah Ford

Posted on July 6, 2020

As Senior Researcher at Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors, Kalyah Ford works across the organization to develop research agendas, conduct analysis, and create high-profile, relevant services and publications that advance RPA’s thought leadership and public profile. Previously, Kalyah worked as a Research and Policy Specialist with the World Bank Group. In this role, she worked in every region of the world, advising… Read More

Center for Disaster Philanthropy

Posted on March 17, 2020

The Center for Disaster Philanthropy (CDP) is the only full-time national resource dedicated to helping donors maximize their impact by making more intentional disaster-related giving decisions. With the increasing frequency and intensity of disasters comes the critical need for knowing when and how to respond effectively. CDP’s innovative strategies advance donors’ values, increase the impact of their contributions, meet the… Read More

The Whitman Institute

Posted on August 19, 2019

The Whitman Institute
The Whitman Institute advances social, political, and economic equity by funding dialogue, relationship building, and inclusive leadership… Read More

The Foundation Review

Posted on May 20, 2019

The Foundation Review journal is the first peer-reviewed journal of philanthropy, written by and for foundation staff and boards and those who work with them. Each quarterly issue provides peer-reviewed reports about the field of philanthropy, including reports by foundations on their own work… Read More

Putnam Consulting Group

Posted on May 20, 2019

Putnam Consulting Group
Putnam Consulting Group, led by Kris Putnam-Walkerly, provides a full range of advising and consulting services to help philanthropists achieve dramatic results with confidence and clarity. Since 1999, Putnam Consulting Group has been honored to deliver results for funders of all sizes and types, providing experienced consultation and guidance, impact evaluation, and communications savvy to your grantmaking team or foundation… Read More

Lansberg Gersick

Posted on March 15, 2019

Lansberg Gersick
Lansberg Gersick and Associates advises families on all aspects of family enterprise, often as they face complex generational transitions. Our clients include Fortune 500 firms, mid-sized companies, and some of the oldest family businesses in the United States and Canada, Latin America, Asia, Europe, and the Middle East… Read More

The Philanthropic Initiative

Posted on February 15, 2019

The Philanthropic Initiative
The Philanthropic Initiative (TPI) is a nonprofit advisory team that designs, carries out and evaluates philanthropic programs for individual donors, families, foundations, and corporations. Since it was founded in 1989, TPI’s goal has been to help clients to invest in their own values, communities and societies for maximum impact. TPI also encourages a positive climate for philanthropy and actively promotes effective giving through… Read More

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