Opinion

Advancing Working Women for Greater Mobility

Women’s economic mobility is increasing, and philanthropists can play an integral role in removing further barriers to their workplace success.

Declaration of Independence indicating Jack Miller support of patriotic K-12 education reform and sustained American democracy.
The Patriotic Philanthropist

Jack Miller’s commitment to reform in American civic education sets a sterling example for donors of how to effect transformative change and uphold philanthropic values.


An old baseball indicates importance of support of baseball to the Knights of Columbus.
The Knights of Columbus, Charity, and Baseball

The history of the Knights of Columbus and that of baseball are intimately intertwined, telling a story of sportsmanship, charity, and love of the game.

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Truth-Seeking in an AI-Influenced World

In a culture marked by bias and riven by ideology, institutes of higher education must return to their original mission: the pursuit of truth.


School choice enables parents to make education savings accounts and strengthens civil society
School Choice: Educating Students, Building Communities

By expanding school choice and offering education savings account programs, states can increase access to high-quality education while strengthening civil society in the process.

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Salesforce CEO Understates the Importance of Free Speech in Giving

Donors should be afforded the chance to donate anonymously, but that right is under fire from both sides of the political aisle.


“I Thirst”—Would You Offer Him a Drink?

How Jesus’s Good Friday words call on us across the millennia, encouraging us to engage in charity to alleviate suffering.

Child wearing medical mask in front of closed playground representing school closures and learning loss from COVID-19 pandemic.
A Donor’s Guide to Understanding the Great School Shutdown and Pandemic K-12 Learning Loss

There are promising solutions to the learning loss puzzle, but donors need to overcome the “urgency gap” between current recovery efforts and what needs to be done.


People working together to build fundraising capacity.
Capacity-Building Investments: Accountability as an Act of Love

“We all want human flourishing and the common good. Money helps, obviously, but if you want your donor dollars to go further, add the secret sauce of capacity building.”
—Dr. Kimberly Thornbury

SMART goals make for better, more realistic fundraising.
Get smarter by setting SMART goals

Blockbuster goals might (theoretically) bust fundraising blocks, but SMART goals are (actually) far more effective.




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