Posts tagged: making connections

Beyond The Bounded Grounds

How can I take my “retreat self” home, to live & breathe beyond the bounded grassy grounds of the retreat center?
I’ve just returned from the IDEX Academy, which brought a globally sourced faculty together with U.S. based donors/philanthropists to cultivate creative, collaborative, culturally competent ways to up-end inequality through giving (locally and globally).
During our last circle, someone …   Read more

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5 Lessons from a Connections Fund About Collaboration

Like many funders, TWI has wondered and experimented with how to creatively enable and support collaboration – cross sector, cross strategy, cross issue, cross movement. Every 18 months or so we host a retreat designed to bring our network of grantees, funder friends, and like hearted colleagues together with the simple intention of building …   Read more

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