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(07/24/2016) An Habitation of GOD

Today, Scripture points are shared on how the living are to exist as depositories and vessels for spirit content from the makeup of divinity.  Believers are the living stones, and members of the sacred body that are the house of GOD, the Church.  931 more words

The Holy Spirit

Phil Buchanan: "We've tried to pierce the bubble"

If, as a chief executive or senior program officer of a big foundation, you have the power to disburse large sums of money, people are likely to let you know, in ways both subtle and direct, that you are wise, witty, good-looking and an all-around swell human being. 1,131 more words

Foundations

Workers of the world, unite, says the Surdna Foundation

“Inequality is the fight of the moment for philanthropy,” writes Philip Henderson, the president of the Surdna Foundation, in the Chronicle of Philanthropy.

I’m not sure why foundations want to fight… 552 more words

Foundations

McKnight Foundation: Investing for climate impact

In the world of philanthropy, the divestment movement is known as Divest-Invest.

“Divest” has gotten most of the attention. “Invest” will make more of a difference. 1,189 more words

Foundations

The Call to Nationalize Private University Endowments

BY BRIAN C. MITCHELL

Crain’s Chicago Weekly published a fascinating, head-scratching and troubling opinion piece recently by two professors from the University of Illinois at Chicago and Northeastern Illinois University critical of the “wealth hoarding” of large private research institutions. 778 more words

Budget Issues

What Yale Invested in to Almost Double Its VC Dollars Every Year

Yale University’s endowment apparently knows a thing or two about investing in venture capital.

The $25.6 billion endowment has gained an average of 93% per year on its VC investments over the past 20 years thanks to buying early stakes in tech companies that went on to become dominant in their fields, including Amazon , Google , Facebook , and LinkedIn , the university revealed in its latest annual report. 289 more words

Tech

House building begins

Uyeeda orphans children project in Kenya is all set to start the work of building a house in their new site. Thanks to Gerard Dailey who have donated the building materials. 39 more words

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