Revisiting the Philanthropic Contract

This paper was developed from a speech I gave in New Zealand in 2006 to a group of people associated with the Community Trusts that exist throughout that country. I was asked to speak about Maytree’s approach to grant making and to give my view on trends in philanthropy from my experience in Canada, the…

Viewpoint: The Accountability of Foundations

Readers are invited to respond to opinons expressed in this section. If appropriate, their views will be published. Sorting through the issues in philanthropy is somewhat like eating an artichoke. At the end of it all, you have more on your plate than when you started. But, like the artichoke, the heart of philanthropy remains…