Information as a Public Good & The Role Of Philanthropy As A Journalistic Guardian.

As at posting, today is World Press Freedom Day which is primarily observed to raise awareness of the importance of freedom of the press and as a timely annual reminder to governments of their duty to respect and uphold the right to freedom of expression enshrined under Article 19 of the 1948 Universal Declaration of […]

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Book Update!

So what’s this new book all about? Philanthropy has a rich and storied history, yet in a rapidly disrupted society it can seem somewhat slow and reactionary to the critical social issues of our time. There are plenty of folks out there talking about current trends which are informative, interesting and thought provoking, yet their […]

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Nonprofit private universities: Philanthropy’s new vehicle for local change?

For twenty years now, the Chronicle of Philanthropy has released its Top 50 Philanthropy rankings which was most recently topped by Michael Bloomberg who gave $3.3bn through Bloomberg Philanthropies.  Bloomberg Philanthropies, in collaboration with Harvard University, recently announced a $150 million investment to establish the University-wide Bloomberg Center for Cities at Harvard University. The Harvard […]

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1 link, 1 paragraph & 2 numbers. 3 Front End Additions To Diversify Your Candidate Pool.

You’ve made a conscious effort to make your job description more inclusive. You have even distributed the opportunity to new networks including your black and hispanic chambers of commerce. Yet by the time the application deadline rolls round the candidate pool looks unsurprisingly similar to every other opening you have had. There is no doubt […]

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Now Is The Time To Commit To Long Term Investments In Nonprofit Staff

The John’s Hopkins Center for Civil Society Studies has just released their latest analysis on nonprofit job growth, and folks, it isn’t great. Large numbers of jobs were lost in health-care organizations, human services, arts and recreation. If it wasn’t for the 24,000 jobs added by educational nonprofits we would’ve been looking at a large […]

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