On The Journey
  • Leading The Way

    September 26, 2016 · Rhett Mabry

    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. 

  • Investing For Impact

    September 13, 2016 · Nirav Shah, Director at Social Finance US

    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. 

  • Putting Child Well-being First

    June 06, 2016 · Jean Spaulding, Trustee and Child Care Committee Chair

    The Duke Endowment is pleased to share a new “theory of change” video from our Child Care program area. 

  • Future Leaders in Philanthropy

    June 02, 2016 · Philip Freeman

    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.

  • Civil Discourse Moves Us Forward

    March 29, 2016 · Gene Cochrane

    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.