Overcoming barriers

Overcoming the barriers to transformative change in philanthropy

So you’ve decided you want your philanthropy to be more transformative.…
Key in a door lock

Trusted advisors are key to unlocking high-impact philanthropy

One of the biggest barriers to high impact philanthropy is the…

To white people, from another white person

To white people, from another white person -  I’m white,…
Tulips in bloom

Defining the problem is the key to long-lasting change

In America, we tend to believe that enough money can fix any…
clothes line

Building coalitions for social change amid political turmoil

“We just can’t work with them anymore. Their political views…
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Removing the Barrier of Fear on the Path to Trust-Based Philanthropy

The last few years have seen an increasingly public critique…

4 Encouraging Trends From 2020 That We Hope Endure Beyond The Pandemic

The endless, destabilizing uncertainty of 2020 that has put all…
Train yard

Five Things I Learned in 2020

A few nights ago at dinner, my daughter asked, “What's a train…

Bringing the “how” of social change back into balance with the “how many”

In the face of so much inequality and suffering in our world,…
Joyful Impact Blog

Introducing the Joyful Impact Blog and Resource Library

If you feel a deep calling to make the world a better place—as…