Intrepid Philanthropist Blog

(Another) Cautionary Tale for School Reformers

May 15, 2014

Ras Baraka, the winner of this week’s special election for mayor of Newark, New Jersey, staked a big part of his campaign on his opposition to the school-reform effort backed by Facebook founder Ma

Perpetuity, continued

April 18, 2014

At the recent panel in New York City on the rationale for perpetual foundations, one member of the audience taking careful notes was Bruce Trachtenberg (you can see Bruce’s summary of the session

Philanthropy Without End

April 7, 2014

The idea of limiting the lifetime of a foundation has become so popular (at least in the financial media, and evidently among many newer philanthropists) that the foundation trade group

Inside and Outside Knowledge

February 28, 2014

What does it take to develop a clear foundation strategy?  After observing over a dozen FIRG presentations, I think I have finally put my finger on at least part of the answer: inside and outside k

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Nov 13

Join Professor Joel Fleishman and the President and CEO of Foundation for the Carolinas, Michael Marsicano - for the Foundation Impact Research Gro