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Why Branding & Design Agencies Should Ask Why

Why Branding & Design Agencies Should Ask Why

Lexie McGuire  |  April 5, 2019

One of the most important roles a design firm play as a strategic partner to a client is to identify and politely probe at the client's assumptions. In her latest, Constructive's McGuire explains what that looks like....

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Commentary and Opinion

How Philanthropy Can Catalyze Private Investment in Opportunity Zones

How Philanthropy Can Catalyze Private Investment in Opportunity Zones

Jane Campbell, Rhett Buttle, Tammy Halevy   |   March 25, 2019

Whether you're an optimist or skeptic, Opportunity Zones are here to stay, write the authors, and now is the time for philanthropy to step up and demonstrate how this new source of private capital can shape the evolving market landscape and positively impact communities in need of a boost....

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Connections

Creative City
April 21, 2019
A pilot program launched in 2015 to support artists in the exercise of their creative power and elevate the diversity of communities and artistic practices in Boston helped artists take risks, created career opportunities for many of them, and catalyzed real community change, a report from the New England Foundation for the Arts finds. The...
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NPO Spotlight

Orbis

Orbis

April 16, 2019

Orbis conducts training programs in more than ninety developing nations and operates more than forty long-term projects deigned to empower local teams to fight avoidable blindness....

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On the Web

d-portal.org
April 9, 2019

d-portal.org provides line ministries, parliamentarians, and civil society practitioners in developing countries with access to current data published by the International Aid Transparency Initiative (IATI)....

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Off the Shelf

Giving Done Right: Effective Philanthropy and Making Every Dollar Count

Giving Done Right: Effective Philanthropy and Making Every Dollar Count

April 11, 2019
Phil Buchanan (New York, New York: PublicAffairs, 2019)

Daniel Matz, manager and content developer for Candid's Glasspockets.org portal, reviews Phil Buchanan's new book, which lays out a framework that can help anyone engaged in philanthropy to be more thoughtful, open-minded, and willing to learn, adapt, and keep trying....

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