The Philanthropy Primer

Making the Sector Switch Over the past three months I’ve had about six different people ask me how they can make a move from the for-profit sector to a job at a nonprofit.  My advice has been the same in all six cases.I’ll ask, do you currently support any organizations through gifts of time or money? […]

The Philanthropy Primer

Okay… time to take the “Philanthropy Primer Grows-up Survey” An interesting story out of Idaho.  After a $50 million gift to the Albertson College from the Albertson Foundation, the college reverted back to their original name… College of Idaho.  Kind of a name recognition in reverse. Development and Philanthropy Advanced Degrees for Fundraisiers? A lot of […]

The Philanthropy Primer

The Philanthropy Primer is brought to you this week by the letter E and the number 1 Yes, “The Primer” is a day late.  I had a paper on ethics due yesterday and only exceeded the page limit by 1 thin slice of dead tree… I hope an appendix isn’t counted as part of the paper.  To all my fellow […]