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Bringing A Narrative Eye to Philanthropy – Part 2

Philanthropy411, is currently covering the Council on Foundations conference with the help of a blog team.  This is a guest post by Jorge Cino, Social Media Fellow, at the Levi Strauss Foundation. by Jorge Cino Note: You can access the first part of this post here. While in Philadelphia for the national conferences of Emerging Practitioners in Philanthropy and the Council on Foundations, I shared the Levi Strauss Foundation’s social media strategy with other emerging colleagues. Most were surprised to know we focused our efforts on blogging and not on “viral” tools like Twitter and Facebook. I explained that, like Beth Kanter suggests in her book, “The Networked Nonprofit,” we prefer to narrow our focus on one element of social … Continue reading Bringing A Narrative Eye to Philanthropy – Part 2

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Another Multiplier Effect: Invest in Talent Development – Part Two

Philanthropy411, is currently covering the Council on Foundations conference with the help of a blog team.  This is the second of a two-part guest post by Daniel Jae-Won Lee, Executive Director of the Levi Strauss Foundation by Daniel Jae-Won Lee Foundation leaders are called upon to deliver on a number of fronts:  driving strategy, aligning programs, supervising staff, “managing up” to boards, cultivating donor and grantee relationships, and serving as the public face of an organization.  (I’m out of breath already.) I am intimately aware of the rigors of navigating these multiple and competing demands – and it can be intimidating, especially at the outset.  Even with the best of intentions, philanthropic leaders may have a hard time carving out … Continue reading Another Multiplier Effect: Invest in Talent Development – Part Two

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Another Multiplier Effect: Invest in Talent Development – Part One

Philanthropy411, is currently covering the Council on Foundations conference with the help of a blog team.  This is the first of a two-part guest post by Daniel Jae-Won Lee, Executive Director of the Levi Strauss Foundation by Daniel Jae-Won Lee What would happen if foundations invested – and invested seriously – in developing emerging talent within their own organizations? (In homage to Roger Doughty, who leads the Horizons Foundation in San Francisco—an incisive leader and generous mentor—I thought it fitting to riff off the title and opening line of his recent post on Philanthropy 411.) At first glance, the value proposition for investment in developing emerging professionals seems a no-brainer.  As foundation leaders, we hire the best and brightest. We … Continue reading Another Multiplier Effect: Invest in Talent Development – Part One

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Advancing the Next Generation: EPIP’s Impact on Philanthropy

Philanthropy411 is currently covering the Council on Foundations conference (and many of the pre-conference events) in Philadelphia with the help of a blog team.  This is a joint post by Rusty Stahl, Executive Director of Emerging Practitioners in Philanthropy, and Kris Putnam-Walkerly, President of Putnam Community Investment Consulting, Inc. by:  Kris Putnam-Walkerly and Rusty Stahl Emerging Practitioners in Philanthropy (EPIP) is an affinity group of the Council on Foundations. Its mission is to develop extraordinary new leaders to enhance organized philanthropy and its impact on communities. EPIP released the findings of it’s 2011 Impact Assessment, in conjunction with its 10th anniversary and national conference held in Philadelphia. Last week we highlighted 7 ways EPIP provides support and opportunities for emerging leaders in … Continue reading Advancing the Next Generation: EPIP’s Impact on Philanthropy

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EPIP Provides Support and Opportunity for Emerging Leaders in Philanthropy

Philanthropy411 is currently covering the Council on Foundations conference (and many of the pre-conference events) in Philadelphia with the help of a blog team.  This is a joint post by Rusty Stahl, Executive Director of Emerging Practitioners in Philanthropy, and Kris Putnam-Walkerly, President of Putnam Community Investment Consulting, Inc. by:  Kris Putnam-Walkerly and Rusty Stahl Emerging Practitioners in Philanthropy (EPIP) is an affinity group of the Council on Foundations. Its mission is to develop extraordinary new leaders to enhance organized philanthropy and its impact on communities. EPIP released the findings of it’s 2011 Impact Assessment, in conjunction with its 10th anniversary and national conference held in Philadelphia.  Below we share the first of two blog posts: 7 key findings about how EPIP … Continue reading EPIP Provides Support and Opportunity for Emerging Leaders in Philanthropy

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