The Importance of Context in the Social Sector

July 20, 2015

Deeply understanding local context allows sector professionals to develop programs, services and funding streams in a targeted way. But it also serves another purpose; it enables them to appropriately assess how best practice models and more generalized research from outside the local community might be applied to the issues that they are seeking to address. 

Your Communications Team Is Bigger Than You Think

Your Communications Team Is Bigger Than You Think

July 14, 2015

Communication is a team effort! Whether they know it or not, your team is constantly representing your organization. Learn how to empower your colleagues to be effective messengers with these tips from Eric Jacobson, of Proaireton Consulting.

A “graphic recording” of the Foundation Center’s discussion at Rising Tide: Remix on intersectionality by Johnine Byrne of

Meeting In The Middle: Intersectionality

June 25, 2015

“Talk about intersectionality: too poor, too black, too gay. For all these folk, somebody always thinks they deserve more than them.” LaTosha Brown challenged the audience at Foundation Center Cleveland's Rising Tide Remix to get uncomfortable and to examine who makes them so. Read the recap of this event.