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Warren Buffett Has Some Excellent Advice for Foundations That They Probably Won't Take
With a collective $800 billion in assets under management, America’s big foundations spend vast sums of money to buy investment advice and get little, if anything, of value in return. What if foundations took Warren Buffett's advice?
Apocalypse Later? Philanthropy and Transparency in an Illiberal World
How long will it be before nonprofit transparency takes its place alongside diceros bicornis on the endangered species list? Hopefully never, but in a world that's growing more technologically sophisticated and more illiberal, Foundation Center president Brad Smith is beginning to think that if it's not Apocalypse Now, maybe it's Apocalypse Later.
Looking Inside Innovation Funding
Exploring the Intersection of Problem-Solving, Technology & Design
In this blog series, we asked experts to reflect on trends, lessons,
and practices in the growing field of innovation grantmaking.
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