When I joined the Endowment in 1992, Gene Cochrane – my supervisor at the time – suggested that I buy a road map to track my site visit travels.
In Social Finance’s work with foundations, we have found that they are focused on deepening impact, replicating success, and accomplishing more with their dollars.
The Duke Endowment is pleased to share a new “theory of change” video from our Child Care program area.
Building a strong base of knowledge in philanthropy doesn't usually come with a how-to manual. In this post, Philip Freeman describes how his experience as a fellow provides a safe space to explore, question and challenge his way into a deeper understanding of how foundations work and the ways impact is realized.
Surfacing solutions to complex issues, such as how to ensure that everyone can earn a livable wage, requires a diversity of perspective and a commitment to civil discourse. The North Carolina Leadership Forum convened this month for just such a purpose.