Impact University: Philanthropy

Civic Engagement/ Demographics

Why Giving Back Isn’t Enough >

Walker, D. (2015-12-17, The New York Times): Darren Walker, President of the Ford Foundation, discusses the benefits and the shortcomings of the modern philanthropy model, saying "we each must do our part to ensure that giving not only makes us feel better, but also makes our society more just."

Early Childhood

The Annie E. Casey Foundation >

The Annie E. Casey Foundation is a private charitable organization dedicated to helping build better futures for disadvantaged children in the United States. AECF provides strategic advice and philanthropy outreach.

Nonprofits/Social Entrepreneurship

With Charity For All: Why Charities are Failing and a Better Way to Give >

Ken Stern's critique of modern American charities reveals systematic flaws in the current nonprofit model that have led to sustained ineffectuality. Stern turns his biting review of charity into a veritable guidebook of reform for both individuals looking to donate and charities looking to improve.

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