From an original bequest or £275,000, Helen Macpherson Smith Trust has distributed $117 million since it was established in 1951. CEO Lin Bender explains how the Trust operates and what it’s achieved so far.
At a time when individuals have more power than at any time in history, inequality is widespread and deepening. The Funding Network’s Lisa Cotton says collaboration and collective giving are powerful practices with the potential to make lasting structural changes.
It’s been two years since Generosity last caught up with FRRR’s Innovation for Community Impact Program. One of the biggest lessons learned in that time has been that working innovatively often requires a leap of faith and an element of flexibility.