Happy Friday y’all!
We at AJF want to thank you for reading our blog and joining in on social media conversations. Jumping on the link round-up bandwagon, we plan to put out our own list of stuff we’re reading every Friday. Hope you enjoy!
Philanthropy Journal has released some great articles lately on local foundation leaders (if we do say so ourselves!). Read this one on Damon Circosta, AJF’s Executive Director and this one on Lori O’Keefe, President of Triangle Community Foundation.
Jerome Kagen (Professor Emeritus at Harvard) shares his depressing views on early childhood education and the important role parents play.
We like the idea that every single person has a set of skills that can help them make a difference. Even those who like to sew or work with primates!
What does it take to make a nonprofit merger or collaboration successful?
Charity: water sends out brilliant email progress reports. Have you seen them?
Are nonprofit annual reports a thing of the past? Still relevant?
MomsRising uses blog carnivals to focus attention on an issue — framing discussion for policymakers, advocates and the media.
Have a great weekend!