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Phil Buchanan
President of the Center for Effective Philanthropy (CEP). Author of Giving Done Right: Effective Philanthropy and Making Every Dollar Count
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Rep. Katie Porter 24h
At a hearing in April, I asked CEO Jamie Dimon how a single parent working full-time at his bank in could make ends meet. He said he'd "have to think about it." Over two months later, I still haven't received any follow up from him.
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Phil Buchanan 13h
In my book, Giving Done Right, I try to both critique philanthropy that should be critiqued and praise the good from which we can learn. ... I try to avoid putting any sector above another and argue that each needs the other to be its best.
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Phil Buchanan 13h
Replying to @robreich
Who is suggesting "automatic gratitude" or arguing against scrutiny?
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Phil Buchanan 13h
Good commentary from on a thoughtful commentary from following their very good discussion moderated by at the conference.
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Jeffrey Bradach 16h
Must read (white men,esp.) TY . “It will take people like me ceding and sharing power – it will require me to “lose” for someone else to win. But in the big picture, it’s a bargain a lot more people should take.”
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Shannon Baker 15h
Job Opportunity! @thelibrafoundation is looking for a courageous, flexible, & proactive Grants Associate w/ excellent comms & analytical skills to streamline grantee applications, reporting, & other practices. They're an amazing team. Help spread the word?
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Jeff Raikes 21h
My latest column was inspired by a conversation with about zero-sum thinking, and what philanthropists and people with privilege like me can do to make room for others at the decision-making table.
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Cave Henricks Comm. 21h
Givers of all levels often worry about how to truly make an impact. On , author discussed ways to make sure your money does the most good.
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Center for Effective Philanthropy (CEP) Jun 17
Thanks to for compiling a short highlight reel and list of salient quotes from 's conversation with and Sarah Stremlau in D.C. earlier this month!
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Fund for Shared Insight Jun 15
"We need to, as Tecara Ayler from Renters United for Justice challenged us, 'door knock and engage,' because 'how can you help us if you don’t know us?'" via
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Phil Buchanan Jun 15
Replying to @stevenLFAgroup
That’s super nice of you to say Steven. Also - it has been way too long since we connected!
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MilwaukeeRiverkeeper Jun 15
For nonprofits, there is no mission without money. An interesting segment on investing in causes you care by author of Giving Done Right. CHECK IT OUT >>>
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Center for Evaluation Innovation Jun 14
JOB ALERT: The Fidelity Foundations in Boston are looking for a Director of Research, Learning & Evaluation. Check it out:
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Phil Buchanan Jun 14
Thanks for mentioning my book in your thoughtful post!
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Gioia Perugini Jun 14
What do Flag Day, the & views on have in common? Read more in my latest blog post
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Phil Buchanan Jun 14
On this local Portland new channel, I basically answered every question about giving by telling people to stop looking at overhead ratios.
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Center for Effective Philanthropy (CEP) Jun 14
Do we know best what others need? joined the podcast to discuss how the most effective organizations in philanthropy work. Listen here:
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Marc Gunther Jun 14
This is a very good blogpost. Nonprofit boards are so, so important -- that is one thing I've learned since starting to write about
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Soledad O'Brien Jun 13
You were a terrible person and a liar. That is your legacy and it’s one you deserve.
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ACF Jun 13
. will be in London next month hosting an interactive workshop on building effective funder-grantee engagement. 1 July, 1.30-4pm at , free to attend but spaces are limited. Details here:
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