Seven Charitable Foundation Rules: Myth and Reality

Seven Charitable Foundation Rules: Myth and Reality

July 13, 2015

Daniel N. Belin, owner of Belin Consulting, discusses seven rules governing foundation grantmaking that are often misconstrued or misunderstood. He talks about the types of organizations foundations may support (not just 501(c)(3)s), what activities they cannot support, and giving to non-U.S. charities through a U.S.-based support organization.

A “graphic recording” of the Foundation Center’s discussion at Rising Tide: Remix on intersectionality by Johnine Byrne of SeeYourWords.com

Meeting In The Middle: Intersectionality

June 25, 2015

“Talk about intersectionality: too poor, too black, too gay. For all these folk, somebody always thinks they deserve more than them.” LaTosha Brown challenged the audience at Foundation Center Cleveland's Rising Tide Remix to get uncomfortable and to examine who makes them so. Read the recap of this event.

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Book Review: 'The Social Profit Handbook'

June 25, 2015

Review of The Social Profit Handbook: The Essential Guide to Setting Goals, Assessing Outcomes, and Achieving Success for Mission-Driven Organizations (Chelsea Green Publishing, 2015) by David Grant, former president and CEO of the New Jersey-based Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation.