We at TWI are in full agreement with Vu Le’s recent post about 12 Things Funders Do right. In fact, many of the 12 show up on TWI’s own compendium of 9 Practices of Trust-based Investment. In a side by side comparison, it’s clear that respect, transparency, partnering in a true spirit of service, feedback … Read more
This was originally posted on The Center for Effective Philanthropy website on July 23rd, written by Ethan McCoy.
On June 2, Don Matteson, chief program officer at The Peter and Elizabeth C. Tower Foundation, joined CEP’s Naomi Orensten for an informative and lively webinar about the Grantee Perception Report® (GPR). In the conversation, Don discussed what … Read more
First Posted by Nexus on July 22, 2015 on Nexus Blog
For the past five years, Nexus has bridged communities of wealth and social entrepreneurship and given birth to a movement that has spread all over the globe. Why has it been so successful? To better understand the innovation we have brought to the world and … Read more
While a handful of notable institutional moves toward unrestricted funding have cropped up lately, it is still the case that most funding continues to be program restricted. Here’s a short video where TWI’s own core grantees and funder partners provide “real talk” on what unrestricted funding allows and inspires them and their organizations to do.
To … Read more
This article was first published in The Chronicle of Philanthropy, we thought it would be a good one to share.
American communities with high standards of living often have low charitable giving rates, a new Chronicle analysis finds.
Text by Rebecca Koenig and visuals by Meredith Myers
In a state with a moderate standard of living, Collin County, … Read more