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A Foundation Confronts Its Final Priorities

November 6, 2015

In 2014, preparing for its final burst of expansive, long-vision grants, Atlantic drew its core programs to a close, downsized its staff, ramped up a final communications strategy, and became, in all respects, an institution in the final stages of work.

Understanding Human-Capital Philanthropy

October 1, 2015

Almost all grants support human beings. But only some concentrate on cultivating human excellence. Five factors, drawn from The Atlantic Philanthropies' work in Viet Nam, seem to define this important form of grantmaking.

Up from Obscurity

September 23, 2015

Modesty is a personal virtue, but it can be a vice for foundations and their causes. Paul Grogan of the Boston Foundation recently explained why.

Events

Oct 05

Rip Rapson
President and CEO
The Kresge Foundation

Oct 19

Donna Shalala
President
The Clinton Foundation

Nov 16

J.B. Pritzker
The Pritzker Family Foundation

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