Tag Archives: Council on Foundations

The Privilege of Eating Well

This post is the first of a series on Food and Philanthropy. Scroll down to find out what’s next. Why do we live in a world where it’s cheaper to buy Froot Loops than it is real fruit? This is … Continue reading

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Learning to Read or Reading to Learn? Why Early Education Matters, and What Funders are Doing About It

Today we know more than ever about how young children develop and how important it is to support their learning from an early age. Brain research says that the first five years of life are critical and set the stage … Continue reading

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Putting Food in the Mouths of Others: Family Philanthropists Feed the Homeless

I have to admit: There’s something about it being 5 degrees outside that makes me feel, well, less than charitable. But this wasn’t the case for the 11 family philanthropists who dedicated one of their nights in New York to … Continue reading

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