Jason Franklin
One of philanthropy's most intriguing and impactful new leaders
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Fewer philanthropic assets? Give more, not less!

July 31st, 2009
I wish more of us foundations and individual givers alike would take a lesson from the Rapoport Foundation. Their assets were hard hit by the recession. And instead of pulling back, they took a hard look at the burgeoning needs around them and committed to dramatically INCREASE their funding. They decided to strategically pay out what was left of their endowment $7.5 million over the next 5-1/2 years.
Given the tremendous need and opportunities around us, what might enable more...
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