“Hope springs eternal in the human breast: Man never is, but always to be blest. The soul, uneasy, and confin’d from home, Rests and expatiates in a life to come” Alexander Pope, An Essay on Man. I believe that our society, when working in unison, can move mountains. I believe that our communities, when working […]Read More My HOPE Equation & How It Can Apply To Your Work.
I recently read a terrific opinion piece in the Wall St Journal titled ‘Innovation Moves to Middle America – Migration of entrepreneurs may yield fewer photo-sharing apps and more practical solutions’ where I was captivated by the following paragraph; Many have noted that talent and capital are starting to move out of the nation’s three […]Read More [Rising Stars in Philanthropy] Venturing Into Philanthropy’s Golden Hurricane
Should philanthropy – especially those anchor institutions whose mission is to lift up their communities – be getting into more direct action in support of our societies most vulnerable? I’m really buoyed right now by the successes of several smaller community trials of buying medical debt, providing a guaranteed income for the homeless and participatory […]Read More Funding The Front Lines – Philanthropy For A Guaranteed Income
Look, I’m no economist but I know an alarming finance stat when I see one, and know that there are steps we can take to rectify it, especially if we incubate and prove out these ideas in a collaborative and complementary way across our burgeoning social sector ecosystem. The stats I continue to be perplexed […]Read More Building Financial Inclusion & Literacy Through Tech – How Philanthropy Can Support The Millions Of Americans That Are Unbanked & Underbanked