grantmaker

How to Really Frighten Your Grantees!

Spine-chilling fear can be invoked in the hearts and minds of grantees when they hear their funder say, “We need to start our strategic planning.” Strategy development is important. It helps philanthropists clarify what they want to accomplish and offers a roadmap. It should lead to change. And strategies themselves should change rapidly, as conditions …

How to Really Frighten Your Grantees! Read More »

Focus and Re-energize with Four Powerful Questions

Feeling uncomfortable? You’re not alone. We’re all being asked to stretch and grow these days as we navigate a new world. Along with COVID-19, we’re facing divisive political rhetoric, and the growing needs of a struggling civic society. Add to that the challenges of a recession and a deafening cry for action to condemn racism …

Focus and Re-energize with Four Powerful Questions Read More »

Five Ways Philanthropists Can Turn Adversity into Opportunity

Nobody ever chooses the hard road, but it has a way of finding us. And when it does, sometimes the only choice we have is in how we respond. Interestingly, we never know exactly what we’re capable of until we’re tested. So, especially for philanthropists and other change-makers, during this new world of head-spinning challenges, …

Five Ways Philanthropists Can Turn Adversity into Opportunity Read More »

7 Lessons Donors Can Learn From MacKenzie Scott’s Surprise $1.7 Billion Gift

On July 28, MacKenzie Scott surprised the world by announcing she had made $1.7 billion in donations to 116 nonprofit organizations. They were selected for the transformative work they were doing and to support leaders driving change in a variety of issues. Scott is the richest woman in America, with a net worth of about $62 billion. Her …

7 Lessons Donors Can Learn From MacKenzie Scott’s Surprise $1.7 Billion Gift Read More »

The Top Question Corporate Leaders Should be Asking

One simple question can harness the power of strategic giving to address turmoil and support recovery. Whatever line of business we’re in, from hospitality to manufacturing, finance to retail, we’ve entered a period of broad awakening and reckoning about ongoing oppression and institutional racism. In the context of the pandemic, we’ve also witnessed how our …

The Top Question Corporate Leaders Should be Asking Read More »

Download a Sample Chapter of Delusional Altruism Now!

Just provide us with your name and email and receive this sample.
 

Download the Article Now!

Just provide us with your name and email and receive this article.