Innovation: Austerity’s Grandchild

Tim Draimin is fond of saying that while necessity is the mother of innovation, austerity is the mother of necessity. So how is the grandchild, innovation, faring? Two years ago the Philanthropist published an article entitled On Not Letting a Crisis Go To Waste: An Innovation Agenda for Canada’s Community Sector (Brodhead, 2010). Its central…

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September 11: Perspectives from the Field of Philanthropy Edited and published by The Foundation Center, 2002, 194 pp. Available for free download from <http://foundationcenter.org/gainknowledge/research/911/ Sept11Book1.pdf> REVIEWED BY JOHN D. GREGORY Editor Emeritus, The Philanthropist The attacks on the World Trade Center in New York and on the Pentagon were not unique in motivation, but they…