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Learning in a Time of Crisis

 

Many philanthropic organizations are responding to the COVID-19 pandemic by developing rapid-response funding mechanisms, resources, and revised grant policies. This is requiring program staff and others to make extremely fast decisions and implement new policies and practices almost... Read more

Foundations: Use Your Balance Sheet to Help

During this massive economic upheaval caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, government and media attention is focused on the impact on businesses, financial markets, and the economy, but the impact on our nonprofit sector will be worse. Direct service nonprofits will be stretched by the sudden... Read more

COVID-19⁠—Seven Things Philanthropy Can Do 

 

As governments, businesses, and individuals scramble to respond to the threat of a COVID-19 pandemic, those of us who work in the social sector rightly ask what we can do to effectively contribute.

In 2009, I was the medical director of the Massachusetts Department of Public Health... Read more

Using Shared Value for Climate Action

A look into FSG’s project with Swedish construction company OBOS

As the fight against climate change intensifies, the most ambitious governments and cities are setting aggressive carbon reduction goals. The government of Sweden is committing to zero net carbon... Read more

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