February 24, 2010

Extending Your Reach


By Ronn Richard
In this interview, Richard speaks candidly about the Cuba Community Trust, his impressions from his two visits to the island nation, and how Cubans view philanthropy.
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Seeking to keep state funds, charities overcome a fear of Lobbying

The Chronicle of Philanthropy

By Debra E. Blum
Roughly 200 staff members and volunteers from Minnesota’s Habitat for Humanity affiliates are expected to attend an advocacy event this month at the state capitol. They plan to meet with lawmakers to seek continued support, push policies that promote low-cost housing, and speak in favor of bills on foreclosures.
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Evaluation by grantmakers evolving

Philanthropy Journal

In an effort to go beyond simple tracking and reporting, some foundations now are using evaluation to improve their own effectiveness, a new study says.
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