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Dr. Susan Raymond discusses trends in philanthropy at the AFP conference.
Dr. Susan Raymond – 2010 AFP Conference from CW Interactive Services on Vimeo.
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This week, America embarks on a new chapter in its history — not simply with a new executive administration but with leadership that reflects to the world the diversity of this nation and the opportunity inherent in its principles.
To begin, let me take my hat off to the Giving USA Foundation. It takes great stick-to-it-iveness to put in the years of detailed work that regularly give the sector a snapshot of philanthropy in America. As one who labors in the fields of obscure and elusive data, I salute an effort that, I am sure, combines flashes of insight with hours of frustration.
This is the fifth in a five part series on philanthropy outside the United States. The theme of this series is not the flow of U.S. philanthropy abroad, but the growing strength of philanthropic peers in the nations of the world.
The changing role of philanthropy in higher education finance, and, importantly, the impact on philanthropic strategies from changes in higher education trends in the nation, have been the focus of research at Changing Our World over the last several months.
This is the fourth in a five part series on trends in the organization and flow of local philanthropy in regions around the world. The emphasis is not on the transfer of U.S. philanthropy abroad, but rather on the re-investment of local philanthropic resources on the local societal commons of a growing number of nations.
This is the third in a five part series on trends in the organization and flow of local philanthropy in regions around the world. The emphasis is not on the transfer of U.S. philanthropy abroad, but rather on the re-investment of local philanthropic resources on the local societal commons of a growing number of nations.
Much of Latin America is well along the pathway to profound change. Many of the traditional characteristics of its past characterization as “underdeveloped” have been cast aside. While problems certainly remain as they do in any society comprised of the human species progress is startling. Since 1970, infant mortality has declined by nearly 70%; by 2020, it is projected to decline by another 10 percentage points.
This is the first in a series of five columns examining the dimensions of growing philanthropy in regions and economies around the world.
When I was asked to write a column on the important trends in the upcoming year, the specter of the Oracle of the Bronx rose before my eyes. It is hard to make predictions, Yogi Berra once remarked, especially about the future. That did not seem to represent an especially compelling argument to the editors of onPhilanthropy, so a column it is.
It certainly was not for the money, since 100% of former Vice President Al Gore’s salary will be donated to the Alliance for Climate Protection. Rather, Mr. Gore’s new affiliation with Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, announced on November 12, reflects the evolution, and even maturation, of the environment as a matter of for-profit markets rather than as a matter of nonprofit endeavor.
This is Part Two of a two part series on the evolution of philanthropic support into the growing world of creative nonprofit and social entrepreneur finance.
This is Part One of a two-part series on the evolution of philanthropic support into the growing world of creative nonprofit and social entrepreneur finance.
True, no one knows how many museums there are in the United States. True, whatever that number is, some museums do close their doors, as do other arts organizations (and hospitals and schools and soup kitchens). True, performing arts theater attendance may be down by 5.5%. True, charitable outpourings for tsunamis and the refugees of governments that kill their own people may grab bigger headlines than the local ballet.