Today Jeremy speaks with Tom Riley of the Connelly Foundation on how to give well and with Liz Palla on cultivating foundations.
Don't miss the seventh episode of Philanthropy Daily's podcast, Givers, Doers, & Thinkers!
This week, Jeremy speaks with Tom Riley, president of the Connelly Foundation in Philadelphia. Tom is a contributing editor to Philanthropy Magazine, and from 2001 to 2009, he was Associate Director of the White House Office of National Drug Policy. Tom shares the history of his grandparents' foundation, how to honor donor intent over time and apply it well, why the Connelly Foundation relies on personal knowledge over metrics, and, of course, how char ity transforms the giver.
You'll also hear from Liz Palla, partner at American Philanthropic and former senior program officer at the William E. Simon Foundation, where she helped review and make recommendations on funding proposals, evaluate organizational effectiveness, and maintain foundation operations. Liz shares her tips for cultivating foundations.
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