The situation on the Korean peninsula is increasingly scary. What can philanthropy realistically do to help shape outcomes here? And which funders are on the case?Read More
Despite heavy grantmaking over decades, the Mott Foundation hasn't been able to stop the devastation of Flint, MI by larger forces. Is place-based philanthropy a losing strategy in a complex world?Read More
Reflecting on a long and varied career in development, Dyan Sublett shares her insights about how to thrive in a field filled with tricky relationships and intense pressure to achieve results.Read More
When it opened, some saw Alice Walton's multi-billion-dollar Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art as a textbook case of nouveau philanthropy gone wrong. Five years later, the verdict is quite different.
For many people chasing grants, program officers can be hard to read and the ways they operate can seem mysterious. A recent study offers some much-needed insights regarding these agents of wealth.Read More
After a decade of epic giving, with $3.2 billion going out the door just last week, Buffett is much richer than when he started. We check in on one of the most fascinating stories of big philanthropy.Read More
Bill and Hillary Clinton made millions after leaving the White House and also engaged in substantial personal giving. The Obamas seem headed down the same path, starting with $2 million in gifts for jobs in Chicago.Read More
It's hard to think of a top foundation head who's been more successful in recent decades than Lavizzo-Mourey. As she departs her post, here's a deep dive into what she did and how she did it.Read More