If you’ve been following the financial news media, the war for talent has intensified. The search for good employees that obsesses tech companies has spread to other industries. After almost nine years of mostly sluggish expansion, the U.S. economy shifted into high gear and is creating jobs at a record pace. With the labor market tighter than it has been in decades, workers finally...Read More
In 1969, John D. Rockefeller III suggested private foundations could act as risk-takers. He believed they should undertake “an adventurous approach to funding unpopular social causes,” which he described as venture philanthropy.
Today, venture philanthropy describes philanthropic models that go far beyond the writing of checks. Instead, they often take a long-term view of what it...Read More