Eduardo Andino

Eduardo Andino works as the director of development at the Institute on Religion and Public Life, which publishes First Things. Previously, Eduardo worked for American Philanthropic, a consulting firm whose mission is to strengthen civil society by improving the effectiveness of charitable foundations and nonprofit organizations. He was born and raised in New York City, received his Bachelor's degree from Yale and his Master's degree from the University of Notre Dame.

strategic philanthropy and social change
Nudging, Incentivizing, and Penalizing: A Review of “Money Well Spent”

In “Money Well Spent: A Strategic Plan for Smart Philanthropy” authors Paul Brest and Hal Harvey offer a vision of strategic philanthropy that is more concerned with social change than selfless love.

Leaving it to the professionals

When professionalization takes hold of foundations, the historical record—as Wooster makes clear—shows how quickly they become generic.

Amid scandal, Silicon Valley Community Foundation should rethink priorities

The recent controversy reminds us of the dangers of globalism at the expense of local community.

Tired of “systems-level” impact

What’s the point, Bezos may be asking himself, of giving strategically to change things at a “systems-level,” when I’ve already changed the world at a systems level — and will continue to do so through my businesses?

Zuckerberg President

We are schizophrenic about Zuckerberg. To our zeitgeist, the tech entrepreneur represents salvation. To our humanity, an unsatisfying answer.

Building trust by eroding it

If philanthropic elites want to help create bonds of trust in our civic institutions, they will need to do more than just add money to the ideological arms race that already exists.

Crowdfunding and “strategic philanthropy”

Is it ironic that at the very time when all we read about is strategic and highly rational philanthropy based on data and results, we would be surprised by a micro-trend like crowdfunding?