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Post-recession giving is coming back, but slowly-and it looks very different. By Ruth McCambridge
Despite the obvious benefits of donor retention, research continues to focus on motives for giving. By Adrian Sargeant, PhD
What could be wrong with a foundation engaging in strategic philanthropy? Thomas Scanlon has some searing observations. By Thomas Scanlon
Clara Miller discusses the role of a healthy capital investment in helping an organization to optimize its impact. By Clara Miller
In 2007, EMCF launched GCAP, a pilot project focusing on just three, "big bet" grantees. The goal? To help them expand their impact, improve their evaluation methodologies, and research their "sweet spot". By the Editors
IN the 1990s, EMCF decided to narrow its focus to just one field, in order to have greater impact. But when grantees were still struggling to raise revenue, EMCF launched its Growth Capital Aggregation Pilot. Nancy Roob describes what it took to shift the foundation's approach to grantmaking. By the Editors
This article presents an autobiographical case study of two promising organizations that received capital investments to grow and change. By Rabbi Elie Kaunfer and Steven Lieberman, JD
The charitable gift funds like Fidelity and Schwab are growing their pools of DAFs at a remarkable rate. This article is a rundown of the landscape. By Rick Cohen
Financial advisors are a great doorway for approaching self-made businesspeople for gifts. But what kind of message are you leading with? By Phil Cubeta, CLU, ChFC, MSFS, CAP
Naome Levine, fundraiser for New York University and president of its George H. Heyman, Jr. Center for Philanthropy and Fundraising, talks about the principles that guide her approach to fundraising. Interview by Ruth McCambridge
The founder of GuideStar takes an updated look at the ecosystem that informs philanthropy. What needs work? By Buzz Schmidt