How nonprofits kept Michigan afloat during Great Recession | MLive.com
With the auto industry imploding during the last decade, Michigan was hit much worse than the rest of the country during the recession. This analysis shows that nonprofits were the job creation engine that helped keep the state afloat. But with tax-exempt entities responsible for so much job creation, what does this mean for Michigan’s tax base?
Seth’s Blog: Wasting the digital dividend
Seth Godin puts a twist on the “peace dividend” concept and asks what we will do with the “digital dividend”. Certainly some young people are using their digital dividend to engage in social actions. How can philanthropy capitalize on the digital dividend?
Comment on Good Intentions vs. Good Results Part II | Tactical Philanthropy
Reader Brigid Slipka comments on the Good Intentions debate and suggests that donors should heed the “First do no harm” mantra of the medical field. This is a helpful suggestion and points out the counter intuitive, but extremely important issue that Saundra is working to raise. Philanthropy can do harm and donors must work to be sure that at a minimum, their giving does no harm.
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