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Linetta Gilbert

Analysis Linetta Gilbert 1 March 2011

Can community foundations lead community change?

Almost a decade ago, the Ford Foundation embarked upon an ambitious strategy to demonstrate that community philanthropy organizations could function as effective agents to expand economic, racial and social equity in the US. The goal …

Special feature Linetta Gilbert 1 March 2006

Are we the right sort of glue?

If there is one thing that my experience of working in community philanthropy has taught me, it is that, if community philanthropy institutions are to fulfil their potential to increase the welfare of all members …