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Survey Finds Funders Lack Understanding of Nonprofit Needs

The good news: nonprofit leaders believe the foundations that best understand their beneficiaries' needs are actively engaged with the organization and its work; and are open, humble, and collaborative in their approach. [More...]
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New Resource Helps Multigenerational Philanthropic Families Explore Priorities

21/64, in partnership with Relatives Solutions, has created the Family Diagram as a resource for family members and their advisors interested in exploring family histories in order to gain deeper insights into the family dynamic in operation today. [More...]
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Catalytic Philanthropy or a Recipe for Failure?

Grand Challenges” is the phrase Bill Gates uses to describe his approach to some of the world’s largest health problems, but taking a flyer on a problem by throwing a lot of money at it can have unanticipated conseq [More...]
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Foundations Working Together on Interfaith Cooperation

JFN is among the organizations that are part of a new affinity group focused on interfaith matters. [More...]
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A Better Way to Give

Private foundations are sitting on $600 billion, an amount that law professor Ray Madoff says justifies a revamp of federal tax rules in order to encourage more giving. [More...]