Holden Karnofsky makes a compelling case that foundations should give money to nonprofits whose programs don't work. So long as they can prove.
Meredith May profiles Perla Ni's project GreatNonprofits.org.
Sean Stannard-Stockton is the president and chief investment officer of Ensemble Capital Management, located in Burlingame, CA, midway between San Francisco and Silicon Valley. From 2006 through 2012, Sean authored the Tactical Philanthropy blog and wrote regular philanthropy columns for both the Financial Times and the Chronicle of Philanthropy. In 2012, Sean officially ended the blog to focus on growing Ensemble Capital.READ MORE »
I have a great story about GreatNonprofits.org. My 85-year-old grandmother read this article in the Chronicle and suggested that I review my organization, Wokai, there! It’s amazing to see how traditional media and social media intersect, especially when thinking about three generations of social change. Here’s the link to my grandma’s full email and picture: http://wokai.typepad.com/my_weblog/2009/01/social-media-advice-from-grandma-ginny-review-wokai-on-greatnonprofitsorg.html
Happy New Year!
That’s pretty fun! Thanks for sharing Leslie.