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New Leader Steers Ford Foundation Back Toward Familiar Ground

By Alex Daniels

Darren Walker is refocusing the organization on urban issues, as well as peace and global security.


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By Debra E. Blum

3 Rules for Getting Gifts From Big Corporations

By Tony Martignetti

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Opinion: Foundation CEOs Need Candid Feedback to Succeed in Driving Change

By Phil Buchanan

Ford’s CEO says in a letter released today that lack of constructive criticism is his biggest challenge. So let’s give him and other leaders what they need.


Donors Often Overlook Benefits of Giving Appreciated Stock

By Holly Hall

As the stock market hits new highs, fundraisers are missing out if they don't explain the tax breaks and savings on capital-gains taxes.


Chart: Gifts From Ice-Bucket Challenge Exceed $100-Million

By Avi Wolfman-Arent and Cody Switzer

See a daily tally of gifts from the popular online campaign and how many new donors it's attracting.


Emmett Carson Named Community Foundations Chair at Indiana University

By Avi Wolfman-Arent

As a visiting scholar, he will develop a community-foundations syllabus and serve as guest lecturer.