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Staking Out Reflective Territory: The Heart of Philanthropy

Release Date: 
03/02/2016
"Philanthropy is replete with complex tensions that must be held to do it well—for example, the pressures to be objective AND be empathetic, to be polite and nice AND to speak truth, to be efficient AND transformative. We face great complexity in...
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A Call to Reduce Duplication and Increase Collaboration in Philanthropy’s Infrastructure

Release Date: 
02/15/2016
In January I took on a new role as President and CEO of the Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers. The Forum is the largest network serving philanthropy in America, consisting of 33 regional philanthropy associations—including Northern...
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Return to Sender

Release Date: 
02/01/2016
How will nonprofits deliver direct services in our local communities if they can no longer afford the space to do it in? Join one or more of three upcoming briefings to hear the latest data on what’s happening and to talk about what can be done.
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President and Trustee of Haas Jr. Fund Stepping Down after 28 Years of Leadership

Release Date: 
01/19/2016
NCG member, The Evelyn and Walter Haas, Jr. Fund, announced that its President and Trustee Ira Hirschfield will be stepping down in December 2016. Ira leaves a legacy of a historic win for marriage-equality among his many other accomplishments with...
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Sabbaticals Yield Renewal, Resiliency

Release Date: 
12/07/2015
The recipients of O2 Initiatives second annual Sabbatical Award have been announced and we are celebrating this year’s outstanding awardees.After receiving reports from last year’s awardees now back from their sabbaticals, we’re seeing firsthand how...

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