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Michael D. Layton

Letter Michael D. Layton 30 November 2021 For Subscribers

A well-woven gem!

Congratulations on a wonderful 100th issue! I was particularly gratified to see the thread of community philanthropy woven through so much of the content. I also applaud the space given to critical voices, both those critical …

Conference reports 1 Michael D. Layton 25 September 2021

Evolving donor practices give rise to optimism

First, I have to acknowledge the effort that went into planning and executing the Symposium. The talented people at the New England International Donors (NEID) and The Philanthropy Initiative (TPI) were incredibly thoughtful and intentional …

Special feature Jacqueline Butcher and Michael D. Layton 7 March 2017

Philanthropy scholars in Mexico: objectivity in a climate of mistrust 

Basic, trustworthy information about the scale, scope and shape of a nation’s non-profit and philanthropic sector is indispensable not only to producing empirically based public policies and private interventions, but also to supporting the effort …