Archive for February 2018

Thoughts on ‘As the South Grows’

As someone who has shed plenty of blood and tears after almost twenty years living and breathing Southern philanthropy, I am thrilled with the deep and committed work of Grantmakers for Southern Progress and the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy (NCRP) on the As the South Grows series of publications. The writers — Ryan Schlegel and…

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Director’s Blog 4.0

Along with getting the word out about good rural philanthropy going on around the country – and opportunities to do even more good work – I use this Blog to try and unsettle some of the commonly voiced philanthropy-speak that just seems to persist. At best, it diverts foundations from their potential. At worst, it…

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