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With 10 percent of those on the Forbes 400 list of the richest people age 50 and under, the president of Atlantic Philanthropies urges them to take a "giving while living" approach and reap the bounty from the fruits of their largesse.
While success is far from guaranteed, when there's the right match a profit and a societal benefit can go hand-in-hand.
More grantmakers recognize that no single organization can go it alone when it comes to addressing social issues that are complex, dynamic and intersecting, writes Emily Wexler of GEO.
How one foundation has successfully embraced funder collaboration for decades to take on tougher challenges and long-term issues.
When asked about what troubles them in their dealings with funders, fundraisers and nonprofit executives articulate two overriding concerns: inadequate transparency about process and priorities, and shortsighted grantmaking behavior, writes philanthropy expert Richard Marker.
At the JFN International Conference in March, there was a seminar that exposed funders to the world of design thinking. Now we're starting to see how the core concepts from this exciting field are seeping into the world of Jewish philanthropy.
Meet the millennials.
Actually, you already have. They’re the generation born from 1979 to 1990. If you’re not one of them, then you probably have at least a few in your life.
By Julie Hammerman
Impact investing has become quite popular lately, but it’s simply a new approach based on a very old concept – investing with one’s values to positively impact the world and minimize harm.