Thursday, February 21, 2019

Becoming Big Bettable [Stanford Social Innovation Review]

Social change leaders can create more investment opportunities that can transform the world by following these guidelines.

Thursday, February 21, 2019

The Importance of Black Male Educators and Role Models [Generosity]

"When I was entering my teenage years, I was fortunate to have Black male mentors who pushed me to pursue my best self," writes City Year AmeriCorps member Michael Harding.

Wednesday, February 6, 2019

How Nonprofits Can Help Donor-Advised Fund Philanthropists Listen and Learn [Stanford Social Innovation Review]

As donor-advised funds increase in popularity, the people who use them are poised to advance the practice of listening to the organizations and individuals they are trying to help.

Saturday, February 2, 2019

City Year CEO Michael Brown Stepping Down after 30 Years [MassNonprofit News]

City Year, a Boston-based national education nonprofit that helps students and schools succeed, earlier this week announced that its co-founder Michael Brown will step down from his CEO position in June at the conclusion of the organization’s 30th anniversary year.

Monday, January 7, 2019

Pay It Forward: A Tech Chairman Steps Down to Ramp Up His Giving, With a Focus on Mentorship [Inside Philanthropy]

"What City Year does is it goes into high-risk schools, and it’s typically third grade through the ninth grade, so they get them during those transition years,” Krach said. “The AmeriCorps members go into these schools, and they’re not like teaching assistants; they’re really mentors." – Keith Krach, former CEO of DocuSign