Don’t “Haul in the Nets,” Repair Them!

January 22, 2015

Last semester’s talk by John Ettinger, about foundations’ efforts to network their grantees, continues to draw a lot of thoughtful reaction. This guest post comes from an expert on the topic, Marty Kearns of Netcentric Campaigns.

FIRG Spring 2015 – Save the Date

January 13, 2015

Our Foundation Impact Research Group presentations will feature a compelling slate of speakers in Spring 2015. Please mark your calendars to attend these exciting events.


What makes a foundation embrace big risks?

November 14, 2014

By at least one measure, the Kresge Foundation has made the biggest bet, among all national foundations, on the future of Detroit. The question is: What led them to accept the risk?


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Christopher G. Oechsli
President & CEO
Atlantic Philanthropies

Feb 11

Hilary Pennington
Vice President, Education, Free Expression and Creativity
Ford Foundation

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