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Quick Hits (Nov. 14, 2007)

November 14, 2007

"How can we hope to have a vibrant, effective nonprofit sector when we...continue to enforce penury on nonprofit leaders? How can we hope to retain, or recruit, high-quality leaders for our sector when funders perpetuate the notion that nonprofit means poor?" Philos Anthropos thinks the "debate" over nonprofit executive compensation is ridiculous.

Lucy Bernholz ("Remixing private action for public good") looks at what we know about work, resources, and change and offers a few suggestions about how to build a better grantmaking entity for the 21st century.

White Courtesy Telephone's Albert Ruesga argues that most grantmaking foundations are far less strategic than they think they are.

Rosetta Thurman reminds boomers that they need not fear generational change.

Holden Karnofsky and crew announce the launch of GiveWell.net, "an information resource by donors, for donors."

And the brilliant Eduwonkette continues her dissection of New York City's new school report card system.

-- Mitch Nauffts

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