In philanthropy we’ve long known that we play a unique role by addressing society’s most pressing challenges at their root. Our work is distinct from charity – focused less on meeting immediate needs and more on tackling the underlying causes.
According to published reports there are some 80,000 foundations in the United States. They collectively expend more than $50 billion each year for charitable purposes.
Ten years ago this month I waddled – enormously pregnant – into a job interview with the founder of a billion dollar healthcare tech company. “I have this crazy idea about education,” he said.
With Spring Break behind us, making plans for the end of the school year and summer is in full effect...
Where you live shouldn’t determine how far you can go in life. The Opportunity Index is the nation’s first tool to holistically measure opportunity in communities.
As freshman Giovanni Rosales walks across the campus of California State University, Northridge, he observes two types of students.
Tim moved to the Derby School District toward the end of his sixth-grade year. He was withdrawn and spent most lunch hours alone in the cafeteria.
100 years. A lot happens in 100 years. Just take a moment to imagine life in 1914. An unprecedented World War was just starting. The Great Depression, the Civil Rights movement, and personal computers were still in the future.
Fifteen years ago, a dedicated group of Appalachian Ohio’s leaders recognized a significant gap in their region.