Communicating at a Distance

Posted on October 27, 1999 by Vince Stehle

Nowadays it is relatively rare to find family members who all live in the same community where the foundation funds. If present trends continue, those foundations are likely to be even more rare in the future… Read More

Social Justice And The Role Of Philanthropy

Posted on July 6, 1999 by Paul Ylvisaker

Philanthropy [must] move out of fixed and safe positions into more independent, flexible, and far more exposed stances between the contradictory forces that are generating tension, and without the resolving action of some agent such as philanthropy, will otherwise tear nations and neighborhoods apart… Read More

Reassessing the Foundation’s Mission and Guidelines

Posted on June 10, 1999 by Deanne Stone

Are the obstacles of geographic dispersion more easily addressed by having a broad or narrow focus? This chapter from ‘Grantmaking with a Compass: The Challenges of Geography’ looks at how and why geographically dispersed families may wish to reasess the mission and guidelines for their grantmaking… Read More

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