Join EPIP Bay Area for a drink (on us!) and discussion on Scary Times: Foundations, Trumpism, and the Fear Factor by David Callahan of Inside Philanthropy.
More than 50 leaders from philanthropy released a joint public statement criticizing Trump's executive orders, and several foundation presidents also spoke out in blog posts, but why have America's largest and best-known foundations—Rockefeller, Ford, MacArthur, Gates, and Packard, among others—been silent?
Resources and Further Reading on Philanthropy in the Trump Era
Moment of Truth: Will Foundations Come Together to Fight Trump? by David Callahan, Founder and Editor, Inside Philanthropy
Philanthropy, You in Danger, Girl! Five Things Philanthropies Need to Do Now in the Trump Age by Edgar Villanueva, VP Programs and Advocacy, Schott Foundation for Public Education
Trump Era Demands Big Changes in Philanthropy's Approach by Pamela David, Executive Director, Walter & Elise Haas Fund
Shifting Philanthropy From Charity to Justice by Dorian O. Burton, Assistant Executive Director and Chief Program Officer, William R. Kenan, Jr. Charitable Trust & Brian C.B. Barnes, Chief Community Officer, Tennessee Achievement School District
Advocating and Giving During the Trump Administration: Five History Lessons for the Social Sector by Claire Dunning, Postdoctoral Fellow, Stanford PACS
Nonprofits and the Trump Agenda, a special report from The Chronicle of Philanthropy
Pennies for Progress: A Decade of Boom for Philanthropy, A Bust for Social Justice, a report from National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy
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