[The Pulse] Philanthropy Leaders Call on American Public to Step Up to Nation’s Challenges

By Andy Carroll, Exponent Philanthropy In our regular “Pulse” blog series, I explore trends influencing philanthropy by spotlighting articles, reports, and essays in the media. I cast a wide net, venturing beyond philanthropy and traditional topics to consider a variety of ideas, innovations, debates, and critiques. Read previous posts in the series    It takes courage to attempt the … Continue reading [The Pulse] Philanthropy Leaders Call on American Public to Step Up to Nation’s Challenges

[The Pulse] Hardship, Inequality, and Racial Divides Create a Reckoning for Philanthropy

By Andy Carroll, Exponent Philanthropy In our regular “Pulse” blog series, I explore trends influencing philanthropy by spotlighting articles, reports, and essays in the media. I cast a wide net, venturing beyond philanthropy and traditional topics to consider a variety of ideas, innovations, debates, and critiques. Read previous posts in the series   The model that private foundations and … Continue reading [The Pulse] Hardship, Inequality, and Racial Divides Create a Reckoning for Philanthropy

[The Pulse] Social Change Drivers & Difficulties

By Andy Carroll, Exponent Philanthropy In our regular “Pulse” blog series, I explore trends influencing philanthropy by spotlighting articles, reports, and essays in the media. I cast a wide net, venturing beyond philanthropy and traditional topics to consider a variety of ideas, innovations, debates, and critiques. Read previous posts in the series    It’s Not Foundation Money but Culture … Continue reading [The Pulse] Social Change Drivers & Difficulties

[The Pulse] Surprising Facts About the Nonprofit Sector, Preview of 2016 Policy Issues

By Andy Carroll, Exponent Philanthropy I regularly explore trends influencing philanthropy by spotlighting articles, reports, and essays in the media. I cast a wide net, venturing beyond philanthropy and traditional topics to consider a variety of ideas, innovations, debates, and critiques. Read previous posts in the series   Surprising Facts About the Nonprofit Sector Urban Institute conducts research each year … Continue reading [The Pulse] Surprising Facts About the Nonprofit Sector, Preview of 2016 Policy Issues

The Pulse—Big Ideas: Guiding Donors to Social Change, Empowering Nonprofits, Renewing Civic Life

By Andy Carroll, Exponent Philanthropy I regularly explore trends influencing philanthropy by spotlighting articles, reports, and essays in the media. I cast a wide net, venturing beyond philanthropy and traditional topics to consider a variety of ideas, innovations, debates, and critiques. Read previous posts in the series   Lack of Guidance, Not Lack of Desire, May Be Limiting Social Change … Continue reading The Pulse—Big Ideas: Guiding Donors to Social Change, Empowering Nonprofits, Renewing Civic Life

The Pulse: Nonprofit Sustainability Plans, New Investments in Civic Participation

By Andy Carroll, Exponent Philanthropy I regularly explore trends influencing philanthropy by spotlighting articles, reports, and essays in the media. I cast a wide net, venturing beyond philanthropy and traditional topics to consider a variety of ideas, innovations, debates, and critiques. Read previous posts in the series   Nonprofits Struggle to Endure  The results of a study commissioned by several … Continue reading The Pulse: Nonprofit Sustainability Plans, New Investments in Civic Participation

The Pulse: Philanthropy Leaders Air Concerns, DAFs Democratize Giving

By Andy Carroll, Exponent Philanthropy I regularly explore trends influencing philanthropy by spotlighting articles, reports, and essays in the media. I cast a wide net, venturing beyond philanthropy and traditional topics to consider a variety of ideas, innovations, debates, and critiques. Read previous posts in the series    Philanthropy Leaders Air Concerns, Bright Spots at National Conversations At a series … Continue reading The Pulse: Philanthropy Leaders Air Concerns, DAFs Democratize Giving

The Pulse: Social Progress Index, Summer Hunger

By Andy Carroll, Exponent Philanthropy I regularly explore trends influencing philanthropy by spotlighting articles, reports, and essays in the media. I cast a wide net, venturing beyond philanthropy and traditional topics to consider a variety of ideas, innovations, debates, and critiques. Read previous posts in the series    Summer Hunger Casts Shadow on American Children Thought leader Bill Shore calls … Continue reading The Pulse: Social Progress Index, Summer Hunger

The Pulse: Gen Z, State Budget Shortfalls, Tackling Climate Change

By Andy Carroll, Exponent Philanthropy I regularly explore trends influencing philanthropy by spotlighting articles, reports, and essays in the media. I cast a wide net, venturing beyond philanthropy and traditional topics to consider a variety of ideas, innovations, debates, and critiques. Read previous posts in the series    Generation Z Stands Out in Generosity, Tech Savvy, Self-Reliance Research on youth … Continue reading The Pulse: Gen Z, State Budget Shortfalls, Tackling Climate Change

The Pulse: Nation’s Awareness Builds of Widespread Hardship and Poverty, Toll on Children

By Andy Carroll, Exponent Philanthropy I regularly explore trends influencing philanthropy by spotlighting articles, reports, and essays in the media. I cast a wide net, venturing beyond philanthropy and traditional topics to consider a variety of ideas, innovations, debates, and critiques. Read previous posts in the series   Slowly, inexorably, like the rise of inequality itself, the United States has … Continue reading The Pulse: Nation’s Awareness Builds of Widespread Hardship and Poverty, Toll on Children