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When Donors Do More Harm Than Good

Back in June I wrote a piece for the Stanford Social Innovation Review blog which argued that the first rule of corporate philanthropy is to do no harm.  I still believe this to be true, but I want to broaden the idea because I really think that the first rule of all philanthropy is to […]

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Mutual Misunderstandings? Grantee-Donor Relations

While the relationship between donors and “doers” has been a hot topic since the dawn of philanthropy, there seem to be too few conversations in which donors and doers come together to explore these issues face to face.  Sure, we’ve all seen conference panels where donors recite what they look for in a grantee as […]

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