Intrepid Philanthropist Blog

Failure Anyone?

December 7, 2009

Do social entrepreneurs and their ventures fail? You bet! Do philanthropists? Of course!

Can You Really Change the World on the Cheap?

December 2, 2009

Paul McCartney had it right: “Money can’t buy me love.” But for just about everything else in the world, money helps. As for changing the world, it’s downright necessary!

Government Innovation

November 17, 2009

Remember the old joke about “military intelligence” being an oxymoron? I’d bet a lot of money that it was started by people who served in the military. “Government innovation” could suffer the same



Oct 05

Rip Rapson
President and CEO
The Kresge Foundation