Summer 2020 - Civil Society Helps Us Across Stormy Seas

Civil Society Helps Us Across Stormy Seas
Gifts of Health
By: Karl Zinsmeister
Summer 2020 - Civil Society Helps Us Across Stormy Seas

American medical charity has a noble history that extends right to our present moment. 

The Great Distance-Learning Experiment
By: Madeline Fry Schultz
Summer 2020 - Civil Society Helps Us Across Stormy Seas

A preliminary glimpse of what U.S. educators, students, and philanthropists produced during the Great Distance-Learning Experiment of 2020.

The Long and the Short of Emergency Cash Grants
By: Karla Dial
Summer 2020 - Civil Society Helps Us Across Stormy Seas

A few donors have for years employed small personal gifts as a charitable tool. Now many others are experimenting with the same technique among a new population—those laid off in our virus lockdown.

Two Titans, Two Temples
By: John Steele Gordon
Summer 2020 - Civil Society Helps Us Across Stormy Seas

The Morgan Library and Frick Collection were given to the nation by men who didn’t do anything by half measures.

Charity as a Good Virus
Summer 2020 - Civil Society Helps Us Across Stormy Seas

America’s millions of energetic donors can be proud of the role they’ve played in helping our nation navigate today’s coronavirus trauma.

The Exchange
Summer 2020 - Civil Society Helps Us Across Stormy Seas

Philanthropy freedom fighter | The Nation and Bill Gates | Donor privacy wins | Be little and free | Community college golden hour | Homeschooling, payout rates, and suffrage | Closing Catholic schools | And silver linings

A Golden Hour for Community Colleges
Summer 2020 - Civil Society Helps Us Across Stormy Seas

Two-year colleges are well positioned to deliver affordable, valuable education that results in economic growth for individuals and communities.

Philanthropists Against Social Distancing
Summer 2020 - Civil Society Helps Us Across Stormy Seas

Two great humanitarians put themselves at personal risk by plunging into viral pandemics. 

Interview: Putting a Panic Into Perspective
Summer 2020 - Civil Society Helps Us Across Stormy Seas

A round robin with eight leading authorities on philanthropy, medicine, and national governance. 

Road Trip
Summer 2020 - Civil Society Helps Us Across Stormy Seas

Top-flight, donor-powered medical institutions in Boston.

Curing Decadence
Summer 2020 - Civil Society Helps Us Across Stormy Seas

Cultural revival can be boosted by personal giving. 

Givers Can Do Better
Summer 2020 - Civil Society Helps Us Across Stormy Seas

Americans shouldn’t be intimidated or discouraged by the author’s warnings about “delusional altruism.”

Hope Through Philanthropy
Summer 2020 - Civil Society Helps Us Across Stormy Seas

It’s a true honor to join The Philanthropy Roundtable as president, writes Elise Westhoff.