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All in the Family: Milani Family Women’s Lacrosse Locker Room dedicated on campus

Jim Milani ’73, political science, says that when he was first approached by Gary Rupert about naming a locker room for the women’s lacrosse team, he thought the late former athletic director and development officer was out of his mind. 381 more words


The Trump effect, at The Whitman Institute (and elsewhere)

The Trump administration is having an unmistakable impact on philanthropy. That was brought home to me at this month’s Skoll World Forum, notably with the Omidyar Network’s… 1,082 more words


Ouija Boards, Endowments, and the Law of Adoption

I posted 2 more interesting conversations with BYU professor Dr. Richard Bennett this week.  I must say that I was real surprised to hear him tell me that Spiritualism may have influenced the idea to do endowments for the dead.   549 more words


Ford Foundation Is an Unlikely Convert to ‘Impact’ Investing

Breaking with orthodoxy, the organization says it can produce both solid returns and social good with its portfolio and urges others to follow.
By JAMES B. 14 more words

#Resist! #NotMyPresident! #NeedMoreMoney!

Have you posted something like this on your Facebook or twitter recently? Was that post made unironically? I’ve got something to tell you–and this might be difficult for you to comprehend, but if you’ve been spamming the #Resist or #NotMyPresident tags, you’re not actually the resistance. 1,027 more words


Campaign ASU 2020 bolsters opportunity for global initiatives

Students and faculty discuss how the campaign would help ASU’s worldwide efforts

02/01/17 | 7:46pm

Over the course of many years, one ASU student traveled to Antarctica, another ASU student provided care for the homeless population in downtown Phoenix and an ASU faculty member helped developed a treatment for Ebola. 13 more words

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Warren Buffett has some excellent advice for foundations that they probably won't take

With a collective $800 billion in assets under management, America’s big foundations spend vast sums of money to buy investment advice. They’re getting little, if anything, of value in return. 2,006 more words