- Drive-by evaluation
- The way we think about charity is dead wrong
- The “Good particle”
- The corrupting power of numbers
- Fundable goals for advocacy: strong networks of support
- What is “advocacy”?
- Corporate philanthropy and Social justice
- Suggestion: The Nobel Peace Prize for George Soros
- George Soros and the Nobel Peace Prize
- How can we evaluate a program’s effectiveness?
- Evaluating “life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness”
- Dashboards for Philanthropy / #2
- There Is An “I” In Philanthropy
- Happy Birthday, America!
- Permitting Solutions to Flourish
- A deadly new disparity
- Why business thinking is not the answer
- It’s hard to see racism when you’re White
- Does unfair discrimination really exist?
- A pointed attack on inequity
- Walking the Talk
- Can philanthropy create greater racial equity and social justice?
- Evaluating “Occupy Wall Street”
- Too complicated for the average grant maker?
- The Mittenthal Principle
- Can grantmakers and nonprofits work together?
- Power dynamics in the philanthropic sector?
- A Stakeholders Union for Philanthropic and Nonprofit Services
- A Consumers Union for Philanthropy?
- Would “pay for performance” be good for the social services?
- A classic revived!
- Dashboards for philanthropy
- Social Injustice?
- Every measure of success serves someone’s vision of success
- Even simple measures have problems…
Tag Archives: social justice
In his TED talk, “The way we think about charity is dead wrong,” Dan Pallotta, activist and fundraiser, makes many interesting and provocative points about the dysfunctional nature of our society’s “philanthropic market.” I cheer him on. He points to … Continue reading →
I’ve always thought George Soros deserves a Nobel Peace Prize for the work of his Open Society Foundations. Here’s a good video on the work of this network, which I had the chance to look at up close in Central … Continue reading →
Good question. And what do “success” and “progress” look like? These are two questions we at Effective Communities pursued over five years, with support from the Ford Foundation. Pathways to Progress: Focusing Philanthropy on Racial Equity and Social Justice (pdf) is the … Continue reading →