Tag Archives: Philanthropy

Undoing Racism in Fundraising and Philanthropy

by Meg Butterworth


Close your eyes, take a deep breath, now release it. Relax. Let’s imagine a time in the future where the philanthropy, nonprofit, and fundraising sectors are more focused on equity and justice. What does it look like to live in a world beyond nonprofits and foundations — a world with abundance and adequate care for all, where wealth has been redistributed? Continue reading Undoing Racism in Fundraising and Philanthropy

Author Anand Giridharadas Brings His Research on America’s Extreme Wealth and Inequality to Southside Commons

by Carolyn Bick

Anand Giridharadas is a former New York Times foreign correspondent, but his newest book, Winners Take All, isn’t based on what he witnessed in other countries. It’s based on what he’s seen right here in the United States. The book examines our current understanding of philanthropy, in which the nation’s wealthiest give money to mitigate the problems they help to create.

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