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Thinking about Philanthropy – and Justice

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David Grant, President and CEO I have been reading Michael Sandel’s book Justice, which stems from his popular course of the same name at Harvard.  In between chapters over the weekend, I have been reading proposals from nonprofit organizations seeking … Continue reading

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Thinking About Philanthropy: Part 3

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David Grant, President and CEO Let me make an abstract idea from the last entry more concrete through some examples. In the previous parts of this series, I used Jim O’Toole’s “Executive’s Compass” (below) to postulate that “The Good Society” … Continue reading

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Thinking About Philanthropy: Part 2

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David Grant, President and CEO It was very gratifying to get three such thoughtful responses to my Part 1 entry posted two weeks ago. All three respondents wanted to use James O’Toole’s formulation of “The Executive’s Compass” (below) as a … Continue reading

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Thinking About Philanthropy: Part 1

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David Grant, President and CEO I would like to pose a question and then, slowly, with your help, answer it. The question is: What is the role of Philanthropy in creating The Good Society? For our purposes, let’s focus on … Continue reading

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