Greater Good – Lessons from Those Who Have Started Major Grantmaking Organizations

The mission of the Center for Effective Philanthropy is to provide data and create insight so philanthropic funders can better define, asses, and improve their effectiveness - and, as a result, their intended impact. They recently published a study on shared experiences and lessons learned from many who have led early-stage grantmaking organizations.  Read the …

Foundations say Communications Teams and Consultants are Keys to Grant-making Success

In this article by The Chronicles of Philanthropy the results of a study intended to help leaders who are new to the world of big-time grant making are described.  The short summary of suggestions is: Be Humble; Limit Your Scope Don't Skip Communications Practice Being a Good Grant Maker Read the entire article at the …

AMY Wellness Foundation taking nominations for new board members

One of the encouraging aspects of the sale of Mission Health to HCA is the creation of regional non-profit foundations to serve the areas where Mission hospitals are located, as spelled out in the Nonobjection letter from Attorney General Josh Stein.  Mission Health agreed to transfer $15M over three years to each of these foundations. …

Dogwood Health Trust has released the Leadership Profile for their CEO position

When the agreement between HCA and Mission Health was finalized, there was a letter agreement between Dogwood Health Trust (DHT) and NC Attorney General Josh Stein.  In it DHT indicated that their Board would be conducting a national search for its initial chief executive with the assistance of a national executive search firm. DHT hired …