The ‘why’ behind philanthropy

Marta Ferro, Managing Director of Philanthropy and Mission Related Investing at Angeles, was recently published at Philanthropy News Digest sharing her views on the importance of families and foundations having a clear and defined vision behind philanthropic giving.

How funders can assess nonprofit effectiveness for investment

As with any investment, the decision to support a nonprofit should be grounded in empirical evidence. An organization is worthy of investment if it’s having a concrete, positive impact in the community and it’s run well enough to maintain operations sustainably. Exceptions include startups that have exciting potential but may not be far enough along…