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Football pitch

Goals, New Year’s Resolutions, and Ted Lasso: Things I’m Thinking about as 2021 Comes to an End

As 2021 draws to a close, one of the year’s bright spots for…
Overcoming barriers

Overcoming the barriers to transformative change in philanthropy

So you’ve decided you want your philanthropy to be more transformative.…
clothes line

Building coalitions for social change amid political turmoil

“We just can’t work with them anymore. Their political views…
Train yard

Five Things I Learned in 2020

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

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…