Adam Meyerson joined The Philanthropy Roundtable as president in 2001. The Roundtable is America’s largest association of foundations and charitable givers committed to the protection of donor intent, the preservation of philanthropic freedom, and the advancement of liberty, opportunity, and personal responsibility through philanthropic giving.
From 1993 to 2001, Adam was vice president for educational affairs at the Heritage Foundation. He coordinated the think tank’s civil society projects, its publications on the Founding Fathers, and its “No Excuses” work on high-performing high-poverty schools. Adam was editor-in-chief of Heritage’s magazine, Policy Review, from 1983 to 1998.
From 1979 to 1983, Adam was an editorial writer for the Wall Street Journal as well as editor of its “Manager’s Journal” and “Asia” columns and its book reviews. He is co-editor of The Wall Street Journal on Management, a book published by Dow Jones-Irwin in 1985. From 1974 to 1977, he was managing editor of the American Spectator magazine, then in Bloomington, Indiana.
In addition to serving as president of the Roundtable, Adam is chairman of the board of the Donors Capital Fund and a board member of the State Policy Network.
Adam graduated summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Yale University in 1974. From 1977 to 1979, he attended Harvard Business School and completed all requirements but the dissertation for a doctorate in international business.
Philanthropy articles by Adam Meyerson:
- Reasons to Join Us in Charleston
- 25 Ways to Strengthen America
- An Entrepreneurial Explosion of Philanthropic Services
- Misconceptions About "Dark Money"
- Restoring the American Dream in 2015
- The Philanthropy behind James Q. Wilson
- A Giving Classic: Learning from the past and planning for the future
- Starting Small: Foundations learn as they grow
- Read Smart—A look at Give Smart: Philanthropy That Gets Results by Thomas J. Tierney and Joel L. Fleishman
- Philanthropy Does Not Shut Down
- Be On the Look Out for the IRS
- Breakthroughs in K-12 Education
- Philanthropy’s 3 Percent Solution
- Protecting the Charitable Deduction
- Tiger’s Intent: The Princeton-Robertson Settlement
- Forty Knights: The inspiring testimonies of Giving Pledge signers
- NCRP’s Narrow and Arbitrary Criteria
- How Foundations Should and Should Not Be Held Accountable
- Seven Habits of Highly Effective Public Policy Philanthropists
- Buffett and Gates, Audacious Servants
- Milton Friedman on Philanthropy
Wall Street Journal article by Adam Meyerson:
Imprimis feature by Adam Meyerson:
- The Generosity of America: A discussion on generosity in America and threats to American philanthropy