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Christopher Lewis

Bernstein Family Foundation is a proud supporter of WAMU 88.5- American University Radio. With a listenership stretching across the greater Washington, D.C. metropolitan area, WAMU plays an important role in the nation’s capital. The Foundation, in its quest to promote American democracy, has given life to the online platform, Voter Guide, which seeks to inform… Continue Reading Christopher Lewis

Louise Dube

Bernstein Family Foundation, a major proponent of American democracy, is proud to provide program support to iCivics, a non-profit civic education organization founded by Justice Sandra Day O’Connor. For the past year and a half, it has been in the hands of Executive Director, Louise Dube, a seasoned veteran of the law and education fields.… Continue Reading Louise Dube

Fostering The Creative Economy

In this article from the Stanford Social Innovation Review, Epaminondas Farmakis discusses how the creative industries—those at the crossroads of arts, culture, business, and technology—can offer an economic jump-start for recovering economies. Read the entire article at: http://ssir.org/articles/entry/fostering_the_creative_economy#sthash.oDZEvnVK.dpuf

Jewish Giving Needs A Broader Definition

Sharna Goldseker is the managing director of 21/64 (www.2164.net), a nonprofit consulting practice specializing in next generation and multigenerational engagement in philanthropy and family enterprise. She is the co-author of “Next Gen Donors: The Future of Jewish Giving” along with Michael Moody, Frey Foundation Chair of Family Foundations and Philanthropy, Johnson Center for Philanthropy. The… Continue Reading Jewish Giving Needs A Broader Definition

NCFP launches “Trends in Family Philanthropy” study

Family philanthropy’s role in the field of charitable giving has grown significantly in size and complexity over the past decade: in 2010, more than 40,000 family foundations donated over $20 billion according to the Foundation Center, representing 63% of all foundation giving. Indeed, family philanthropy is the largest and fastest growing segment of philanthropic activity… Continue Reading NCFP launches “Trends in Family Philanthropy” study

Developing Resilient Global Leaders

To create lifelong global leaders, organizations need to help young people practice resiliency, reflection, and vulnerability. – See more at: http://ssir.org/articles/entry/developing_resilient_global_leaders#sthash.IBFtrSpe.dpuf

Disruption For Good

Rapid advances in technology are changing philanthropy in fundamental ways—making it potentially more rational, effective, collaborative, transparent, and democratic. See more at: http://ssir.org/articles/entry/disruption_for_good#sthash.346Ui8uc.dpuf

The Art of Giving by Charles Bronfman and Jeffrey Solomon

An honest assessment for how to determine your individual relationship with charitable giving in today’s world From world-renowned philanthropists Charles Bronfman and Jeffrey Solomon of the Andrea and Charles Bronfman Philanthropies comes a comprehensive guide on how to be a canny, street-smart, effective philanthropist, regardless of your income level. It is also a perfect companion… Continue Reading The Art of Giving by Charles Bronfman and Jeffrey Solomon

Do Good Well by Nina Vasan and Jennifer Przybylo

Practical, wise, and witty, Do Good Well is a groundbreaking book that offers a comprehensive and readily adaptable guide to social innovation that not only captures the entrepreneurial and creative spirit of our time, but also harnesses the insights, wisdom, and down-to-earth experience of today’s most accomplished young leaders. Written in a fresh voice and… Continue Reading Do Good Well by Nina Vasan and Jennifer Przybylo