Posts Tagged ‘philanthropy’

May 3rd, 2016 - 9:21 am § in Good Practice, Reflection & Rumination

Moving along on the do-gooder journey

Once people decide to be outward facing, concerned about the suffering in the world and wanting to express their sense of responsibility to others, how can we invite and support them to also transform themselves?[...]

April 18th, 2016 - 1:31 pm § in Good Practice, Reflection & Rumination

A new kind of donor: 4 things they do differently

Donors stuck in the old ways of moving money around don’t offer useful capital to new and innovative organizations that don’t fit the mold. Here’s four things a new kind of aid donor does better.[...]

December 31st, 2015 - 9:46 am § in Reflection & Rumination, Uncategorized

Did I…?

The questions I’m asking myself as 2015 comes to a close.[...]

December 19th, 2015 - 9:19 am § in Reflection & Rumination

Why I give

Being part of a community means mutual obligations (and joys)![...]

November 12th, 2015 - 10:06 am § in Good Practice

Getting money to the ground, directly

Sharing a list of small NGOs and foundations specializing in direct funding to grassroots leaders, locally-led organizations, and small, often “informal” movements. [...]

October 31st, 2015 - 7:30 am § in Reflection & Rumination

Happy Halloween!

Frustrated with organizational politics, policies, or processes? Here's a selection of posts to let you know you're not alone. [...]

September 27th, 2015 - 5:02 pm § in Good Practice

Actually, it was my capacity that needed to be built

A reflection on the skills I needed to be effective in my job.[...]

August 15th, 2015 - 8:00 am § in Reflection & Rumination

Admitting failure, proposing change

Admitting failure is not enough. What's the next step? [...]