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Jason Franklin

Special feature Jason Franklin 30 May 2017 For Subscribers

Philanthropic solidarity: now more than ever

The last year has seen a rising wave of threats to democracy, to our environment, and to marginalized communities around the world. Here in the US, an electoral shift has given rise to a threatening …

Special feature Jason Franklin 1 September 2015

Next best things in US philanthropy spark questions

Discussions about trends generally promote the ‘next best thing’ or the next great threat for philanthropy. In reality, most trends carry positive and negative implications, raising exciting and troubling questions that the thoughtful philanthropist and …

Opinion Jason Franklin 10 December 2013

Global ‘next gen’ trends

I’ve been a ‘next gen’ donor for 13 years, ever since I began getting involved in philanthropy after discovering as a graduate student that my family had a small foundation. Slowly philanthropy began to permeate …

Special feature Jason Franklin 1 December 2013

Global ‘next gen’ trends

I’ve been a ‘next gen’ donor for 13 years, ever since I began getting involved in philanthropy after discovering as a graduate student that my family had a small foundation. Slowly philanthropy began to permeate …