Today's Featured Blog Posts
Adventures in innovation — be a donor detective
"Innovation is often misunderstood. For many, the word innovation conjures up thoughts of pointlessly whacky idea sessions, fluffy ideas that never amount to more than a collection of hopeful post-it notes left over at the end of a team day and green beanbags." Click here to read the full post.
Seven 'New' Concepts that Are Not So New After All: Reflections on a History of Philanthropy
"… It felt like a real gift to see the release, last month, of historian Olivier Zunz’s Philanthropy in America. It is an impressively well-researched book that comes at a perfect time, offering an antidote to all who think that everything interesting in philanthropy was invented today, or yesterday (often by them). Turns out, much of what we often talk about as if it’s new — or not happening at all — has been going on in the U.S. for 100 years or more." Click here to read the full post.