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Field Notes: Who's Teaching Whom Philanthropy

Does a five-figure cash pot make it easier for universities to teach philanthropy as a “practical philosophy?” A novel grant from a Texas hedge fund manager provokes debate.

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Field Notes: Why the 'Strategic Model of Philanthropy' Fails

Could an emergent strategy in philanthropy bring a “brave new world” to complex social problems? A Foundation Strategy Group team suggests a new approach.

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Field Notes: Everything's Coming Up Impact

This week we’re reading about how impact investing continues to grow on Main Street, among millennials and in philanthropy.

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Field Notes: Household Debt and the Recovery

Why was the Great Recession so Great? On The Upshot, two professors argue that it was a lack of attention to household debt.

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Field Notes: Impact Investing News

Today we’re tuning in to what’s new in the ever-evolving landscape of impact investing.

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Field Notes: Scaling Impact

Today we’re reading about how enterprises can scale their impact through better principles and better conversation.

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Field Notes: The Future of Impact

In philanthropy and impact investing today: a stock exchange milestone, why better data matters and the next generation of investors.

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Field Notes: On Philanthropy

Today: fun fundraising, investment news and an open letter to Google’s CEO.

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Field Notes: A Sustainable Society

Today we're reading about how investing can keep temperatures down, options for mothers returning to work, and a big-tent approach to venture philanthropy.

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Field Notes: Impact Investing's Potential

A few updates in the impact investing space.