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Marta Rey- Garcia

Special feature Marta Rey- Garcia 7 March 2017

Philanthropy scholarship and practice – bridging the divide

Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975) Bridgekeeper: STOP! What…is your name? Arthur: It is Arthur, King of the Britons! Bridgekeeper: What… is your quest? Arthur: To seek the Holy Grail! Bridgekeeper: What… is the …

Book review Marta Rey- Garcia 7 September 2016 For Subscribers

The Philanthropy Reader – Michael Moody and Beth Breeze (eds) – reviewed by Marta Rey Garcia

Reviewed by Marta Rey Garcia The Philanthropy Reader offers the obvious advantage over its online and digital competitors of being a one-stop publication, which is crucial given the fragmentation of the field of philanthropic studies …

Letter Marta Rey- Garcia 1 September 2015

Accountability boils down to beneficiaries

I found the recent conversation on foundation accountability between Buzz Schmidt and Rob Reich both timely and fascinating. It reached far beyond the usual debate on the to whom and the hows of accountability rituals. …

Book review Marta Rey- Garcia 1 March 2011

Philanthropy and Social Investing – Blueprint 2011

As I read Lucy Bernholz’s brilliant prognosis for philanthropy and social investing for this new year, I have to confess that I was both deeply interested and positively envious. Blueprint 2011 provides an insightful and …

Special feature Marta Rey- Garcia 1 September 2009

Where were foundations when we needed them most?

A superficial interpretation of the ongoing crisis and its impact upon foundations has focused on asset value and returns shrinkage. The Foundation Center estimates that the market value of the combined assets of all US …

Conference Report Marta Rey- Garcia 1 December 2007 For Subscribers

EFC Summer Academy

The real impact of foundations’ work will be seen only in the long term, but this makes attribution difficult. That was the general conclusion of this year’s EFC Summer Academy on impact-driven philanthropy, held in …