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“Philanthropy has begun to use the accountability movement to establish a norm for what sound…

“Philanthropy has begun to use the accountability movement to establish a norm for what sound philanthropic investments should look like. This is where serious harm can occur….Accountability, in the end, is about defining the minimum level of acceptable…
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What’s a “high-performance organization”? How do you get there from here? The new "Performance Imperative" provides clear, actionable answers to both questions: http://leapofreason.org/performance-imperative/
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"In the race for philanthropic impact, we’ve got our heads in the game, but what about our hearts?" - great op-ed by Jennifer and Peter Buffett: http://philanthropy.com/article/Philanthropy-Must-Lead-With/189987/
All the focus on strategy means nonprofit leaders are afraid to talk about love or caring, and that could ultimately limit what donors and charities can achieve together. ;
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#Philanthropy in all of its Humanness (new blog post)

The only bond worth anything between human beings is their humanness. – Jesse Owens The April 2015 issue of the Chronicle of Philanthropy provided an interesting study in contrasting approaches to giving and fundraising. The Chronicle covered the release…
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Trust in me in all you do Have the faith I have in you Love will see us through, if only you trust in me Etta James, “Trust in Me” I can easily imagine nonprofit fundraisers singing these lyrics to their donors. Trust is a key to unleashing our generous…
Trust in me in all you do Have the faith I have in you Love will see us through, if only you trust in me Etta James, “Trust in Me” I can easily imagine nonprofit fundraisers singing these lyrics to...
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"The definition of public benefit, after all, can be subject to interpretation." Art Collectors Gain Tax Benefits From Private Museums via @nytimes http://www.nytimes.com/2015/01/11/business/art-collectors-gain-tax-benefits-from-private-museums.html
Wealthy art collectors are benefiting from tax breaks when they build museums with limited public access, often near their homes.
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interesting take on philanthropic mindset of young tech-oriented entrepreneurs
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  • Tony Macklin Consulting
    At-Large Pro, 2008 - present
    Philanthropist, philanthropoid, philanthropy geek working at the intersection of meaningful giving and community results. I primarily serve donor families and donor groups, grantmakers, and the associations and advisors that serve them.
  • Roy A. Hunt Foundation
    Executive Director, 2011 - 2015
  • Central Indiana Community Foundation
    various roles, ending as AVP, 1996 - 2008
  • Indiana Department of Commerce
    low-level bureaucrat, 1989 - 1995
  • Macklin's Clothing
    Haberdasher's son, 1981 - 1989
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  • Manchester College
    B.A., 1985 - 1989
  • Butler University
    M.M., 1991 - 1995
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UberConference - Conferencing
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Stress-free conference calls. Never need a PIN. Never ask “who just joined” or “who said that?” ★ Winner TechCrunch Disrupt NY 2012 ★For mos

NCFP - Avoiding avoidance: Addressing and managing conflict in family ph...
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NCFP is dedicated exclusively to families who give and those who work with them, providing the resources, expertise and support families nee

How to Invent the Future
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The ideas industry needs to stop monkeying around.

The Most Daring, Fraudulent, Incredible Crowdfunding Campaigns Online No...
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Meet the worlds fastest got tub and Furbys slightly less evil cousin, among others.

Pittsburgh nonprofit lures expert from Youngstown
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Youngstown's population will take another hit when Presley Gillespie and his family move to Pittsburgh this spring. The 47-year-old founding

Can Food Trucks Help Solve Pittsburgh's Food Desert Dilemma?
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Food trucks are commonplace in cities such as Los Angeles or New York, but Pittsburgh has had a hard time embracing the mobile eateries. All

Social Giving: Emerging Trends in Philanthropy, Grant Managers Netw...
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Starting with 'Yes" or Getting to "Yes" - Wise Philanthropy
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About 25 years ago, the results of a Harvard research project on negotiation techniques were published, in a non-academic format,...

The Seven Imperatives to Keeping Meetings on Track
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Everyone knows good meeting practice -- but few actually follow it.

I'm Pulling Through and It's Because of You
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I'm sitting here at the dining room table listening to Diana Krall as I type this; hence the title of this post. Well, that and the fact tha

Google Apps Device Policy
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***THIS APP IS FOR GOOGLE APPS FOR BUSINESS, EDUCATION, AND GOVERNMENT USERS ONLY***Google Apps Device Policy makes your Android device more

PHILANTHROPY 2173: Crowdfunding and philanthropy
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(Photo from http://www.crowdsourcing.org/editorial/crowdfunding-industry-trends-and-statistics-infographic/25662) If these numbers are even