Thinking Forward

Our blog, Thinking Forward, provides ideas and practical strategies for becoming a more effective philanthropist and change agent.

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…

Lasting Change Starts with a Landscape Analysis

Every few months, I get a call from a philanthropist that goes…
Sweeping change in icebergs

Sweeping Change and Moments of Opportunity

Forward-thinking philanthropists aren’t the kind of people…

Using scenario planning to move forward during seasons of seismic change

Even in the best of times, making change and advancing equity…

What philanthropists need to ask themselves right now

Amid the protests that have unfolded in the wake of George Floyd’s…

Black Lives Matter

George Floyd murdered. Ahmaud Arbery murdered. Breonna Taylor…

9 Books, Articles, Videos, and Podcasts to Add to Your Holiday List

The holidays are the perfect time to rest, reflect, catch-up…

Are We Doing Any Good?

Consider the spectrum of philanthropic giving you or others in…

Staying Focused While Taking the Long View

If you invest $10,000 in the stock market today, you might expect…
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