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Stronger Together preview

Stronger Together

…having enough time to deeply research a field; the intermediary organization takes responsibility for finding the best practitioners, and the donor provides the resources. Thanks to the multiple benefits they…

Spring 2015 – Briefly Noted

…the Mediterranean in less-than-seaworthy vessels. After a drowning of 366 people off the coast of Lampedusa in 2013, Italy set up a specialized search and rescue operation called Mare Nostrum….

Tiny Ships to the Stars

…in the 1990s called Clementine. Later, he spent nearly a decade as director of NASA’s Ames Research Center, the agency’s outpost in Silicon Valley, supporting small-satellite and other programs, and…

Elise Westhoff: Sharing Some Personal News preview

Elise Westhoff: Sharing Some Personal News

…coming weeks, the Philanthropy Roundtable board of directors will launch a national search for a new chief executive. To everyone in the Roundtable community, we are grateful to you for…

What’s in a Name? preview

What’s in a Name?

…and esprit de corps among givers. Philanthropy asked billion-dollar donor Denny Sanford whether he found it awkward that the biological research institute he spearheaded in San Diego has three names…

Biden Budget Targets Charitable Givers preview

Biden Budget Targets Charitable Givers

…to protect their privacy when granting to a controversial cause. The Roundtable recently featured a video with Tom Riley, president of the Connelly Foundation, on the value of allowing foundations…

Summer 2013 – Briefly Noted

…another research innovation. As Lord Kelvin said, if you can’t measure it, you can’t improve it. —Liz Essley Whyte Big Investment in a New Approach In May, City University of New…