What's the intersection where new philanthropy meets old? Jane Wales, vice president, Philanthropy and Society, of the Aspen Institute, and Founding CEO of the Global Philanthropy Forum, posits that innovation and learning make up this intersection in this Huffington Post article. Reflecting on the roles of Rockefeller and Carnegie in establishing organized philanthropy, she makes a…Continue
Added by TRASI on April 16, 2012 at 1:00pm — No Comments
Each week, the editors of PhilanTopic compile a list of noteworthy posts from and about the nonprofit sector. Here are a few posts from March about impact and effectiveness for your reading pleasure. Have a post you'd like to add to the list? Let us know in the comments section below.
In a post on the GiveWell blog, Holden Karnofsky …Continue
Added by Regina Mahone on April 10, 2012 at 5:49pm — No Comments
On Monday, the Chronicle of Philanthropy posted an interesting piece on evaluation. In it, Caroline Preston looks at the purpose of assessment and those who are tasked with overseeing it - a role that has been formalized at some of the larger U.S. foundations in recent years. Along with outlining the ideal goals of program evaluation using current examples in the field, Ms. Preston provides an…Continue
Added by David Wolcheck on April 4, 2012 at 12:00pm — No Comments