Philanthropy — July / August 2000

When Charity Begins at Home

Big fish in small philanthropic ponds

By William J. Koshelnyk

The Man Who Wouldn’t Go Away

A retired CEO tackles welfare reform

By Jay Hein

Over There

Learning from Europe’s government-funded charities

By Martin Morse Wooster

More than Funny Hats and Little Cars

Looking back fondly at fraternal societies

By Dr. Amy L. Sherman

Jacob Schiff and the Great Melting Pot

Shaping Jewish identity in the modern era

By Kenneth R. Weinstein

Give This Man a Building Permit

Millard Fuller hammers homelessness

By Carl Helstrom

Finding Virtue through Cool Accessories

The new elites and the renewed importance of merit

By Damon Vangelis

Briefly Noted

Philantrhopy makes the news

Better Brains through Grantmaking

Foundations bore in on the “first three years”

By Victorino Matus

Wild Wild West (and North and East and South)

An environmental movement seeks paradise regained

By Charles T. Rubin

Taking Trusteeship Seriously

The system is broke and it does need fixing

By John M. Horak

Shelter from the Storm

For many kids, St. Anne’s is the pause that refreshes

By Brother Bob Smith

New Ideas on School Reform

Focusing on performance and the educational system

By Bruno V. Manno

Making Reformers Work

Thinking about thinking about management reform

By Tom Riley

Great Grants: Pittsburgh Institute for Neurodegenerative Disorders

Fire Your Investment Manager

A clear vision for long-term performance

By Russell Pennoyer

Bowling with Strangers

Looking beneath the surface of Robert Putnam’s argument about civic connectedness

By Timothy W. Burns

A Gentleman . . . and a Philanthropist

By Jennifer L. Gunn