A year and a half ago I walked from Grand Central to Wall Street with my friend and co-worker, Jessica Stannard-Friel. We talked (at length) about starting a blog for young professionals in philanthropy. Before Jess says a temporary goodbye to the world of “full-time employment” (she’s about to take Harvard Business School by storm) [...]
Articles By: Jessica Stannard-Friel
So you say you want a…foundation? Well, you know. We all want to change the world… It might not be quite what the Beatles had in mind, but for more and more members of our generation, philanthropy seems to be a more appealing strategy than revolution. We at FLiP, of course, are big supporters of [...]
Tactical Philanthropy is hosting the second edition of its Giving Carnival, in which it features a range of blog posts that offer resources for donors. It highlights FLiP’s coverage of the Ad Council’s Don’t Almost Give campaign, as well as a review of charity rating systems originally published in FLiP parent newsletter onPhilanthropy. Tactical Philanthropy [...]
For many of us, it might not have been so long ago that we wrote that first big check, when the excitement of our first apartment was slightly tarnished by the reality of first-month-plus-security-deposit, prompting a tremble as we signed away a large portion of our new income. Now, the young grantmakers among us may [...]
When I was in high school, I told my dad I wanted to start nonprofits for a living. I didn’t really have a preference for what they should do, it just sounded like fun – and meaningful, too, of course. Since then, I’ve met a number of accomplished, enthusiastic college students and recent graduates who express a similar dream (if perhaps without the serial component). At a glance, this seems like a good thing, like evidence of a generation of do-gooders set on saving the world.