Giving motivations, interests, and identity


Passion, Not Strategy, Drives Successful Giving

Posted on October 31, 2001 by H. Peter Karoff

For years, a choir of philanthropic players, from individual donors and foundation to scholars and watchdog groups, has been singing a similar tune: Philanthropy should have measurable "impact," meaning that grants should produce documented results and certifiable outcomes… Read More

Giving Well: A Speech From Alan Alda

Posted on October 29, 1995 by Alan Alda

Once you start giving, I think it's not long before you get the feeling that no matter how good you get at it, you'll never be good enough. Sometimes philanthropy seems like a little boat floating precariously on a vast and angry ocean." … Read More

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