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Building community philanthropy

March 24, 2010

Lisa Stifler is a Research Associate with the Community & Economic Development Program. Over the past decade or two, there has been increasing attention and interest in growing community wealth from within.  Activities have focused on leadership development, entrepreneurship and growing business … Continued

Mission investing by community foundations

October 16, 2009

Tyler Mulligan is a School of Government faculty member. In the traditional model of philanthropic foundations, the principal (or endowment) is invested in a conservative investment portfolio to generate a predictable return. The returns on investment become the operating funds of the foundation, wi … Continued