EFFECTIVE PHILANTHROPY

The “Good particle”

Now that physicists have confirmed the discovery of the Higgs bosun (the sub-atomic “God particle”), the world can turn its attention to pursuit of Mayer’s bosun, the elementary particle that defines Social Benefit resulting from […]

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JUST PHILANTHROPY

Happy Birthday, America!

“There’s nothing wrong with America that can’t be fixed by what’s right with America,” said President William Jefferson Clinton, and I believe it too.  I especially believe it on the Fourth of July, Independence Day, […]

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EFFECTIVE PHILANTHROPY

The Mittenthal Principle

Stephen D. Mittenthal, Ph.D., the former President of the Arizona Community Foundation, taught me a lot about effective philanthropy and good grantmaking.  He holds that a good grant achieves two purposes: It should allow the […]