Tag Archives: grantees

Yes, This Really Happened.

I’m organizing a trip for a group of friends and asked each of them to pitch in $100 towards the deposit. Brian gave his money to Amy and asked her to pass it on to me. I thought this was … Continue reading

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Funders Forget Their Influence

Have you ever had to let a staff member go? Regardless of the circumstances, it is an awful experience. It usually requires lots of documentation, and endless conversations to cover all of your bases and look at the situation from … Continue reading

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Foundation Program Officers: Is It a Privilege? (Part 2 of 2)

Earlier this week, I posted a blog on CEP’s recent report: “Benchmarking: Program Officer Roles & Responsibilities.” I shared some general reactions, but I have a few more thoughts to share. It’s fascinating – and worrisome – that only 52% … Continue reading

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