Tag Archives: Small Foundations

7 Ways to Save Yourself from Your Smartphone

Okay, be honest. Have you ever slept with your smartphone at your bedside? Checked your e-mail while waiting in line? Lost hours scanning news feeds on your Facebook or Twitter accounts? Don’t worry. You’re not alone. If you’re like most … Continue reading

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Free Education for Anyone, Anywhere

Sal Khan is changing the way students learn. Just four years ago, the Silicon Valley hedge-fund manager quit his job to teach math—for free—over the Internet. Today, he runs the nonprofit Khan Academy with a mission to provide a free world-class education for … Continue reading

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The Need to Know What Works

I’m honored to be the featured blogger this week at the Association of Small Foundations (ASF) Conference in San Francisco (#ASF12 on Twitter). More than 800 small-staffed foundations gathered to connect, share stories and learn to use their dollars, knowledge … Continue reading

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