Op-Ed: Philanthropy Must Address Structural Inequities (pdf) By Steven E. Mayer. Until foundations address the structural inequities that contribute significantly to human suffering, their own … Jan 9, 2008.
The “assets model of community development,” as distinct from the “deficits model,” has really caught on in philanthropy in the last 30 years. Articulated first by John McKnight at the Asset-Based Community Development Institute, the […]
As we said after Katrina, foundations have many useful assets – purchasing power, influence and leadership, knowledge of communities, and development know-how – all of which can be used creatively to aid a more equitable reconstruction of Gulf Coast communities wrecked by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. […]