Foundation Responsibility Goes Beyond GrantMaking

As a past community foundation CEO, I am a passionate advocate of the power of foundations.  However, I find myself disappointed in the narrow-minded focus of many of these organizations who hold so much potential power in terms of making and inspiring positive social change.  Currently most foundations (especially in Florida) are trying to solveContinue reading “Foundation Responsibility Goes Beyond GrantMaking”

The Most Powerful Partnerships – Foundations and Nonprofit Intermediary Organizations (IO)

Partnerships have never been "popular", and certainly not common, in the nonprofit sector.  The basic premise for this is that each organization must compete for limited philanthropic dollars.  Not only is this view counter-productive, but actually a hindrance in today's new landscape of more involved and educated donors who seek out effective partnerships and collaborations thatContinue reading “The Most Powerful Partnerships – Foundations and Nonprofit Intermediary Organizations (IO)”