Archive for the ‘Social Justice Philanthropy’ Category

The concept of “strategic philanthropy” has gained much currency in recent years. While nonprofit effectiveness has likely increased because of it, it also has inhibited nonprofit impact. In practice, strategic philanthropy is often linear, technocratic and top-down, and self-limiting as a result. For example, despite grantmakers’ provision of some $10 billion in grants to environmental [...]

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Mary Topliff
Cecilia Garcia
Page Snow
Kathryn Merchant
Hillary Nather-Detisch
Marika Lynch
Ira Strumwasser Ph.D. and Beverly Church
Christine Reeves
Suzanne Skees
Sidney Hargro
Linda J. Philipp
David Styers
Lyle Matthew Kan
Lucas Orwig
Linda Reed
Joanne Kelley
Frank Alvarez
Ian Dutton
Michael Monopoli
Akhtar Badshah
Kate Ahern
Deidre Lind
Jenny Chan
Matt Charles
Roslyn Tam
Ken Sternad
Ashley Blanchard
Kate Levin Markel
Carol Thompson Cole
Adrienne Vargas
David L. Waldman
Steven Lawrence
Anthony Tansimore
Brenda Chumley
Sara Watson
Mary Galeti
Emmett Carson
Nicole Taylor
Timothy P. Silard
Denise Spencer
Rick Cohen
Daniel Jae-Won Lee
David Abramson
Bo Miller
Jenny Hodgson
Ben Francisco Maulbeck
Rebecca Graves
Racheal Stuart
Stephanie de Wolfe
Emily Jones Rushing