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  • 26 Mar 2015 3:55 PM | Laura Parshall (Administrator)

    The Council on Foundations is provoking controversy by holding a session at its annual conference next month that features nonprofit leaders answering rapid-fire questions about their plans to improve the economy.


    https://philanthropy.com/article/Council-on-Foundations/228703

  • 26 Mar 2015 3:42 PM | Laura Parshall (Administrator)

    Well, all of you reading this blog MIGHT know them, but this article provides a good reminder and good perspective on what we do.


    http://www.huffingtonpost.com/jean-case/five-things-you-didnt-kno_2_b_6785912.html

  • 26 Mar 2015 3:38 PM | Laura Parshall (Administrator)

    This editorial talks about what a person can get out of a career in the nonprofit world, and about why they might choose that path.


    http://www.huffingtonpost.com/abby-daniels/how-i-profit-from-my-nonp_b_6941942.html

  • 26 Mar 2015 3:20 PM | Laura Parshall (Administrator)

    “You can’t manage what you don’t measure” or so the old adage goes. Jed Emerson investigates whether this is actually the case, and whether there is in fact a ‘metrics myth.’


  • 26 Mar 2015 3:12 PM | Laura Parshall (Administrator)

    This blog post profiles the next generation of philanthropists.


    http://www.marketsforgood.org/here-comes-genz

  • 26 Mar 2015 2:38 PM | Laura Parshall (Administrator)

    Although it may seem counterintuitive, it's possible for an endowed fund to produce more income than is beneficial to an organization.


    http://www.insidephilanthropy.com/home/2015/3/11/can-an-endowment-produce-too-much-income-you-bet.html

  • 26 Mar 2015 2:34 PM | Laura Parshall (Administrator)

    The foundations funding K-12 education today are significantly different from those that funded it in the past.


    http://www.insidephilanthropy.com/home/2015/3/18/how-the-new-education-funders-are-different-a-scholars-view.html

  • 26 Mar 2015 2:16 PM | Laura Parshall (Administrator)
    Can a nonprofit change what is done with a restricted endowment? What are the challenges, and when is it possible?


    http://www.insidephilanthropy.com/home/2015/3/25/dept-of-sticky-gifts-changing-the-purpose-of-a-restricted-en.html

  • 26 Mar 2015 2:14 PM | Laura Parshall (Administrator)

    When Congress is strapped for cash and disinclined to spend what it has on science, the President calls in philanthropists to help.


    http://www.insidephilanthropy.com/home/2015/3/26/familiar-lesson-of-science-give-government-looks-to-philanth.html

  • 26 Mar 2015 2:01 PM | Laura Parshall (Administrator)

    The MINT countries--Mexico, Indonesia, Nigeria and Turkey--are "the new engines of economic growth."


    http://www.helenbrowngroup.com/brics-are-out-the-window-its-mint-thats-growing-now/#more-4852


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