Posts tagged: Durfee Foundation

Philanthropy Lessons: Who Knows More?

[This article was first published here on our partners Exponent Philanthropy’s site]
Let’s say you own a company that makes energy bars. You wouldn’t dream of releasing a new product line without seeing if your fitness-focused target buyers liked it. Similarly, a foundation should not launch a new grant program without checking in with the intended …   Read more

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Creativity Over Convention: A Conversation with Carrie Avery

co-authored by: Pia Infante and Teju Adisa-Farrar
Carrie Avery, President and Trustee of the Durfee Foundation, joined us last week to share a bit about her multi-decade journey as a grant-maker and steward of a family legacy. A third generation family member (she’s a granddaughter of Durfee Foundation’s founders Stan and Dorothy Avery), Carrie has helped …   Read more

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