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Trust, failure and risk: reflections from the Council on Foundations conference

1 Pesh Framjee 30 April 2012

Trust is important. Foundations must learn to trust the organizations they fund. Perhaps we need less measurement, fewer checks and balances, and more trust. These were some of the themes emerging from a session at …

Failing forward

2 Lucy Bernholz 18 July 2011

Thomas Edison is supposed to have said ‘I haven’t failed, I’ve found 10,000 things that don’t work’. Failure of this form is a popular topic of conversation among philanthropists these days. It fits in with their interests …