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Wiser Giving: What’s Your Giving Style?

Flickr Photo by Time Anchor

Shel Israel describes social or goodwill fundraising (individual raising money and giving to causes)  as the “cult of generosity” – I would like to call “Individual Social Responsibility” – like there is “Corporate Social Responsibility,”  it is also important for  individuals to be generous.  … Read More

What is your “Individual Social Responsibility (ISR)?

with Rufina Fernandez and Rajen Varada

After finishing a four-day intensive training in Delhi for the Networked NGO, I stayed on a few days in India to visit colleague, Rufina Fernandez, who I met when she was the CEO of the Nasscom Foundation when she brought me to India to speak at the leadership conference and teach workshops back in 2010.  … Read More

Packard Foundation OE Launches Their Strategy Refresh Site

Note From Beth: Last month I had the pleasure of co-presenting at the GEO Conference (Grantmakers for Effective Organizations) with Kathy Reich, Director, Organizational Effectiveness Program at the Packard Foundation and Jared Raynor, Director of Evaluation at TCC Group, that helped OE analyze its “goldmine” of grantee data.  … Read More

Could John Wayne be the world’s most effective philanthropist?

John Wayne in True Grit

Note from Beth: I’m hosting a small army of guest bloggers, grantmakers, who are attending the GeoFunders National Conference taking place this week in Seattle. The GEO community is united by a common drive to challenge the norm in pursuit of better results.

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Grantmakers for Effective Organizations Conference: What have you learned, Dorothy?

Note from Beth: I’m hosting a small army of guest bloggers, grantmakers, who are attending the  GeoFunders National Conference taking place this week in Seattle.   The GEO community is united by a common drive to challenge the norm in pursuit of better results.

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